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. Continue reading
The fifth issue of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) East and Southeast Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities from July to December 2018 as well as the upcoming activities in the first six months in 2019. Continue reading
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.
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Left to right: Figure of an under-nourished individual (by The Twin Project), illustration of red meat (by Kristy Modarelli) and an 8,000-year-old figure of an over-nourished individual (excavated from an archeological site in Turkey). A particularly sane, sensible and equitable news report—one that takes an uncommon global perspective about optimal…
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. Continue reading
Authors are invited to submit abstracts for oral, poster presentations and panel discussion for the regional symposium on research into smallholder pig production, health, and pork safety that will be held 27-29 March 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Continue reading
In a workshop of the ‘Market-based approach to improving the safety of pork in Vietnam’, or SafePORK project on 27 November 2018, 40 animal health experts discussed how the theory could be applied in SafePORK project sites. Continue reading