The project ‘Market-based approaches to improving the safety of pork in Vietnam’ (SafePORK) seeks to recruit a full-time PhD candidate, 4 years, starting from February 2019.
Scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) have trained more than 30 stakeholders working on food safety in Bangladesh on different frameworks for food safety risk assessment that could improve safety of food in the country.
Originally posted on ILRI news:
The Milkmaid, by Johannes Vermeer, 1660. Food safety hazards are increasingly recognized as a major public health problem worldwide, yet among developing countries, there is limited understanding of the wider-ranging socioeconomic costs of unsafe food and the benefits of remedial or preventative measures. This limited evidence base has led many…
Originally posted on AgHealth:
Rinsing fresh fish in Accra, Ghana (photo credit: ILRI/Kennedy Bomfeh). A new World Bank study finds that the impact of unsafe food costs low- and middle-income economies about US$ 110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each year. Yet a large proportion of these costs could be avoided by adopting…
Hung Nguyen, Regional Representative for East and Southeast Asia and Senior Scientist, Ecohealth and Food Safety, with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), conducts food safety research of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) in Vietnam. In this video, he talks about the importance of partnership in this work.
The Safe Food, Fair Food (SFFF) for Cambodia project team and partners have reviewed ongoing project activities and set targets for its work in 2019 and beyond.
In July 2018, scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) supported a range of capacity development activities during the Global Health Institute 2018 program.