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

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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.

isvee 15_2 The opening session at ISVEE 15 (photo credit: ILRI/Sinh Dang).

ILRI hosted a special session on healthy food in informal markets – hazards, risks, trade-offs and synergies at the conference. Delia Grace, program leader of ILRI’s Animal and Human Health program and leader of the food safety flagship in the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) gave a keynote on food safety in low- and middle-income countries. She highlighted the need to develop capacity for well-governed, evidence- and risk-based food safety systems and to harness marketplace drivers of progress on food safety.

isvee 15_1 Delia Grace gives a key note…

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