A taskforce of food safety experts from across Cambodia and a research project team led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) recently met in Phnom Penh to explore ways to facilitate collaboration between the authorities and researchers in Cambodia for safer food in the country. The meeting was co-hosted by the National Animal Health and Production Research Institute (NAHPRI) and ILRI as part of an ILRI-led component of the Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions, or ASSET project.
Clippings of key national print and online newspapers on the launch of a short video report on the remarkable life of Alexandre Yersin (1863-1943) that took place on 1 March 2022 are highlighted in this post.
Hôm nay, ngày 1 tháng 3 năm 2022, Viện nghiên cứu Chăn nuôi Quốc tế (ILRI) phối hợp cùng một số đại sứ quán, viện nghiên cứu, trường đại học tại Việt Nam giới thiệu phim tài liệu “Cuộc đời phi thường của Alexandre Yersin (1863-1943) “, giúp truyền cảm hứng cho những người trẻ tuổi, đặc biệt là những bạn trẻ hoạt động trong lĩnh vực nghiên cứu y tế và phát triển, áp dụng cách tiếp cận Một Sức khỏe (One Health) giúp giải quyết các bệnh lây truyền từ động vật sang người trong bối cảnh xuất hiện nhiều bệnh mới nổi như đại dịch COVID-19 hiện nay.
For two days last month (21–22 Jun 2021), food safety experts from across Cambodia and a research project team led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) gathered to discuss ways to disseminate findings and scale up interventions of a ‘Safe Food, Fair Food (SFFF) for Cambodia’ project that was ending after four years of operation.
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.
More than 10 key One Health partners and stakeholders in Vietnam have agreed to strengthen their collaboration in One Health work with the aim of fast-tracking the translation of One Health research evidence into interventions and policy changes in the country.
After three years, the project has generated important information and is now launching a package of evidence-based interventions at traditional wet markets in six provinces of Cambodia.
A package of interventions focusing on improving hygiene conditions in the light of COVID-19 can help enhance the safety of food in traditional pork value chains of Vietnam.
VTC14, a Vietnamese national media outlet, recently interviewed Hung Nguyen, regional representative for East and Southeast Asia and senior scientist of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), on the current situation of zoonotic diseases and how a One Health approach could help better control these diseases.
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.