The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Services Society of the Government of Assam, known as the ARIAS Society, have started a collaboration in the informal dairy and piggery sub-component of the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART) which is financed by the World Bank.
The Government of Vietnam has started strengthening coordination among ministries, engaging the private sector and social organizations, improving risk communications to raise awareness of the public, and developing the capacity of laboratory networks to better manage food safety risks. Continue reading
A workshop on ‘Scaling up the trust networks for food safety with small farmers’ sought to cultivate food safety knowledge and explore existing and potential supports for safe food supply networks to empower smallholders to take steps to deal with the consequences of falling consumer confidence. Continue reading
The World Bank and ILRI in collaboration with the Center for Public Health and Ecosystem Research (CENPHER)/Hanoi School of Public Health (HSPH) organized a workshop, on 27 July in Hanoi, to review, with government officials and other stakeholders, the findings and recommendations of the food safety risk management study. Continue reading