For the first time in Vietnam, RHoMIS is being used in a nutrition study led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TNUAF). The study is comparing household diet diversity data collected recently with data collected from the same household over a 12 month recall period.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Officer I to support the implementation of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-food Systems, known as Livestock CRP in Vietnam. This position is jointly employed by ILRI and Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Vietnam. Deadline 3 September 2019.
The third issue of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) South Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities of this region from January to July 2019.
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) are conducting a collaborative project on use of participatory methods in animal disease economic studies. These methods help officials refine their understanding of the economic losses caused by diseases in livestock and also inform policies developed and implemented to better control these diseases.
An International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)-led Government of Karnataka–CGIAR initiative is demonstrating proven livestock technologies for scaling in Karnataka.
Some 3 million pigs have been slaughtered in Vietnam since African swine fever was detected in February, making Vietnam the first Southeast Asian country to report an outbreak of a virus that has been devastating Chinese farmers for nearly a year.
The sixth issue of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) East and Southeast Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities from January to June 2019 as well as the upcoming activities in the second half of 2019.
Antibiotics are routinely added to animal feed in poor nations, fuelling superbugs. But new solutions are emerging, writes Aisling Irwin on SciDev.Net.
Findings from food safety, zoonoses and One Health research by scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners were presented at the Third Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development held 13-15 May 2019 in Seoul, South Korea.
Food safety researchers from Cambodia and Vietnam recently participated in a training on using ‘System Effects’ modelling to help them identify the challenges, impacts and strategies for influencing policy on issues related to food-borne illnesses and antimicrobial resistance in the two countries.