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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…

Exploring ways of uplifting pig farmers’ livelihoods in northwest Vietnam
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Exploring ways of uplifting pig farmers’ livelihoods in northwest Vietnam

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
On 30 May 2017, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) co-hosted a stakeholder workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam to assess the competitiveness of smallholder pig farming in the changing landscape of northwest Vietnam. The workshop brought together 40 agriculture experts from research centres,…

Vietnam PigRISK project team shares findings on improving food safety in pig value chains
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Vietnam PigRISK project team shares findings on improving food safety in pig value chains

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
Two workshops that disseminated key results of the ‘Reducing disease risk and improving food safety in smallholder pig value chains in Vietnam’, or PigRISK, project were held on 28 April and 5 May 2017 in Nghe An and Hung Yen provinces, Vietnam. About 80 project partners, the donor, and local…

Stakeholders propose solutions to increase uptake of pig production guidelines in Nghe An, Vietnam
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Stakeholders propose solutions to increase uptake of pig production guidelines in Nghe An, Vietnam

To learn more about the factors that hinder smallholder farmers’ uptake and compliance with VietGAHP guidelines, researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) co-organized and facilitated a stakeholder workshop in Dien Chau district of Nghe An province in Vietnam on 15 November 2016. Continue reading