New CGIAR initiative in Vietnam must bring sectors together and make One Health applicable at grassroots levels
A4NH / CGIAR / East and Southeast Asia / Food Safety / Human Health / ILRI / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

New CGIAR initiative in Vietnam must bring sectors together and make One Health applicable at grassroots levels

In late July 2021, CGIAR scientists convened a national stakeholder consultation meeting in Vietnam to ensure the alignment of a new proposed One Health initiative with the national priorities. Continue reading

BMZ-funded project to share recommendations for enhancing pork safety and adoption of local pigs in rural Vietnam
A4NH / Animal Diseases / Animal Health / East and Southeast Asia / Food Safety / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

BMZ-funded project to share recommendations for enhancing pork safety and adoption of local pigs in rural Vietnam

In late 2020, animal and human health experts gathered in Hoa Binh Province, in northwest Vietnam, to discuss ways of disseminating the findings and recommendations of the now concluded two-year ‘Safer indigenous pork and healthier ethnic minorities in Vietnam through better management of parasitic pig-borne diseases’ project. Continue reading

Australia-funded safe pork project in Vietnam reviews 2020 achievements and sets goals for 2021
A4NH / AHH / East and Southeast Asia / Food Safety / Human Health / Livestock / Markets / Meat / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Australia-funded safe pork project in Vietnam reviews 2020 achievements and sets goals for 2021

In late November 2021, the ‘Market-based approach to improving the safety of pork in Vietnam,’ or SafePORK project team and partners held an annual planning meeting in Ninh Binh Province, about 100 kilometres south of Hanoi. The two-day workshop, which was hosted by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Vietnam, reviewed the accomplishments of the project in 2020 and set project goals for 2021 and beyond. Continue reading

Exploring the use of participatory epidemiology in controlling antibiotic resistance
A4NH / East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Exploring the use of participatory epidemiology in controlling antibiotic resistance

As part of celebrating the World Antibiotic Awareness Week (18–24 Nov), which is commemorated each November to raise awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR), we highlight a section from this paper on applying participatory epidemiology in controlling AMR in Vietnam. Continue reading

Community engagement a key to success in livestock systems transformation project in Northwest Vietnam
Animal Breeding / Animal Health / Cattle / Crop-Livestock / East and Southeast Asia / Livelihoods / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Community engagement a key to success in livestock systems transformation project in Northwest Vietnam

By September this year, the Lichan research team were ready to present to the communes of Chieng Chung and Chieng Luong of Son La Province the planned interventions and the five areas of focus of the program. Continue reading

New livestock project in Vietnam can help improve livelihoods of ethnic minorities
East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / PIL / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

New livestock project in Vietnam can help improve livelihoods of ethnic minorities

The ‘Livestock-led interventions towards equitable livelihoods and improved environment in the northwest highlands of Vietnam’ is one of four priority country programs under the Livestock CRP that will run for two and half years (2019-2021). The project is recently launched in Son La Province, in the northwest highland region of Vietnam. Continue reading

SafePORK project offers lessons on improving food safety in developing country for University of Sydney students
A4NH / AHH / Capacity Strengthening / East and Southeast Asia / Food Safety / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

SafePORK project offers lessons on improving food safety in developing country for University of Sydney students

Recently, three students from Sydney School of Veterinary Science, the University of Sydney, participated in a three-week internship (2–21 December 2019) at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Vietnam to learn about food safety risks and related communication issues in a developing-country context. Continue reading

National taskforce of government experts and food safety researchers start work of ensuring safe food for Cambodians
A4NH / Agri-Health / AHH / Cambodia / Collaboration / Food Safety / ILRI / Southeast Asia

National taskforce of government experts and food safety researchers start work of ensuring safe food for Cambodians

A technical working group of Cambodia food safety experts has joined forces with a task force on food safety risk assessment to form the ‘national task force’ __ an initiative by the Safe Food, Fair Food for Cambodia (SFFF) project__ that will work toward strengthening food safety policy advocacy and collaboration between government and food safety researchers working in the country. Continue reading