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Senior Myanmar livestock official visits ILRI’s Nairobi headquarter to discuss possible research partnerships
ILRI / Myanmar / Partnerships / Southeast Asia

Senior Myanmar livestock official visits ILRI’s Nairobi headquarter to discuss possible research partnerships

Ye Tun Win, the head of the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department in Myanmar’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI), discussed potential collaborative opportunities with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya, in late November 2018. Continue reading

NIHE–ILRI agreement to deepen cooperation in research for development in Vietnam
Disease Control / EcoHealth / ILRI / MoU / Partnerships / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

NIHE–ILRI agreement to deepen cooperation in research for development in Vietnam

On 26 Nov 2018, the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) of Vietnam and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) signed a memorandum of agreement that will pave way for deepening their collaboration in research for development. Continue reading

Livestock advocacy and communication: Making a greater whole
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Livestock advocacy and communication: Making a greater whole

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Shirley Tarawali, assistant director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), spoke about how to advocate more effectively for livestock at the Livestock Data for Decisions (LD4D) Community of Practice meeting held this week in Vietnam. The meeting, hosted by ILRI, brought together scientists, donors and policymakers to generate…

Vietnamese partners further deliberate on setting up a One Health research centre for better policy impacts
A4NH / EcoHealth / ILRI / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Vietnamese partners further deliberate on setting up a One Health research centre for better policy impacts

A recent meeting of Vietnamese One Health experts further deliberated on the modalities of establishing a national One Health centre that will bring together human and animal health sector experts in the country and advance the translation of One Health research into policy. Continue reading

ILRI research on animal health and food safety featured at 15th symposium of veterinary epidemiology and economics
A4NH / AHH / Animal Health / ILRI / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

ILRI research on animal health and food safety featured at 15th symposium of veterinary epidemiology and economics

Findings from animal health and food safety research by scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners were presented at the 15th International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE 15) that was held 12-16 November 2018 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Continue reading

Transforming livelihoods in South Asia through sustainable livestock research and development
AHH / Animal Breeding / Animal Feeding / Animal Health / Asia / Bangladesh / Collaboration / Dairying / Event / Feeds / FFD / Forages / Goats / ILRI / India / LiveGene / Livestock / Nepal / Pakistan / PIL / Research / South Asia

Transforming livelihoods in South Asia through sustainable livestock research and development

On 13 and 14 November 2018, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) convened a regional workshop with partners from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Together with ILRI senior staff and scientists, participants from public and private institutions reviewed country development outcomes, agricultural priorities and constraints and potential contributions of the livestock sector in the region. Continue reading

Urgent action needed to close the ‘livestock data gap’ to address poverty and food insecurity
Data / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Urgent action needed to close the ‘livestock data gap’ to address poverty and food insecurity

From 28-30 November 2018, the meeting of the Livestock Data for Decisions (LD4D) Community of Practice brings together key people from academia, NGOs, donor agencies and industry to address the challenge of missing or poor data, and develop innovative approaches to inform policies and investments in the livestock sector. Continue reading