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Vietnam-based project to design key maps and tools for managing climate-sensitive diseases

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
On 22 December 2017 animal and human health experts gathered in Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss ways of disseminating the findings and recommendations of a ‘Surveillance and early-warning systems for climate-sensitive diseases in Vietnam and Laos’, or Pestforecast project. More than 35 experts from the livestock, animal health, public health and…

Bridging the gender gap in livestock projects in Vietnam and Cambodia
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Bridging the gender gap in livestock projects in Vietnam and Cambodia

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
Two training workshops were held in January 2018 to develop the capacity of livestock researchers to integrate gender in livestock value chains in projects supported by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research in Vietnam, and the United States Agency for International Development in Cambodia. Thirty researchers from the ‘Safe…

Improving capacity development on role of gender in pig research in Vietnam
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Improving capacity development on role of gender in pig research in Vietnam

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
Eight researchers and partners working in Vietnam under the ‘Market-based approaches to improving the safety of pork in Vietnam’ project which is known as SafePORK, were recently trained in integrating gender and social aspects in their project interventions. The training took place in Hanoi on 13-15 September 2017. It was…

Policy dialogue to enhance inclusive policies in Vietnam’s smallholder pig sector
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Policy dialogue to enhance inclusive policies in Vietnam’s smallholder pig sector

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
Despite its significant—83%— contribution to Vietnam’s pig sector, pig production by smallholders performs below its potential and food safety remains a constant challenge along the pig value chain. A recent policy dialogue promoted the creation of inclusive policies along the pig value chain in Vietnam under the framework of a…

Tata Trusts team visit to ILRI Vietnam opens door for cooperation in pig production
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Tata Trusts team visit to ILRI Vietnam opens door for cooperation in pig production

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
Through the facilitation of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in India, ILRI Vietnam hosted a week-long study tour for a delegation of livestock-sector experts from India who visited the country from 24-30 July 2017. The nine project officers and researchers from the North East Initiative Development Agency (NEIDA), the…