Clippings of key national print and online newspaper as of 4 April 2019 November 2017 on the ‘Regional symposium on research into smallholder pig production, health, and pork safety’.
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have renewed their partnership for exploring collaborative research opportunities in livestock research to address poverty and safeguard food and nutritional security in the country.
Nine CGIAR centres in Vietnam and the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) have signed an agreement that will see CGIAR support the National Target Program on New Rural Development (NTP-NRD).
About 28 million people could fall into extreme poverty by 2050 if high antimicrobial resistance is not addressed, a meeting that held in Kenya last month (21-22 February) to launch the CGIAR Antimicrobial Resistance Hub has heard.
Originally posted on ILRI news:
Launching today in Kenya is a CGIAR AMR Hub for powering global, national and local partnerships to help stem the global rise of drug-resistant pathogens that is increasingly putting public health at risk. This morning on the Nairobi campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the first partners meeting…
The first and second issue of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) South Asia newsletter are now available. They provide an overview of the activities of this region in 2018.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) took part in the five-day ‘Krushi Odisha 2019’ agricultural fair that brought together over 15,000 participants and leaders from 120 organizations from across India to share promising and innovative methods, tools and technologies that can help stimulate agricultural and rural development in the country. The fair was organized 15-19 January 2019 at the Biju Patnaik Exhibition Ground, in Baramunda, Bhubaneswar the state capital.
In January, a team of human, animal, and environmental health investigators began an ambitious surveillance project to detect novel influenza viruses among poultry in Vietnam. The surveillance will involve collecting more than 5,000 field samples during a 12-month time period at live bird markets in Hanoi and three of Vietnam’s northern provinces.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Sino-Africa Joint Research Centre (SAJOREC) of the Chinese Academic Sciences (CAS) have started research collaboration in agriculture, biodiversity, geosciences, microbiology and resource management through the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project.
Fifty researchers from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia benefited from meat inspection training workshops by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and German partners from the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and the Free University of Berlin (FBU) in November and December 2018.