A recent media workshop on ‘risk communications on food safety and human health’ brought together Vietnamese researchers and reporters to discuss ways for better communicating food safety information to the public.
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.
Johanna Lindahl, senior scientist at ILRI and coordinator of the ‘Metropolitan Mosquitoes’ project shares best tips on how to avoid mosquito bites and keep people away from deadly mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and Japanese encephalitis.
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.
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.