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 Collectives for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives (CINI), and the Centre for Microfinance and Livelihood (CML) all are associate organizations of Tata Trusts, India. Through these associate organizations, Tata Trust is implementing a livestock-based for smallholder project with one component focusing on pig production to generate more income for rural people.
The study tour aimed to share experiences of pig raising at grassroots level and of the pig value chain in Vietnam. The exchange provided a unique opportunity for the Tata Trusts team to interact with their counterparts to strengthen pig production in the two countries.
Pigs are ubiquitous throughout Vietnam, especially…
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