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Vacancy: PhD in Food Safety Intervention Research (closing date: 30 January 2019)

ILRI Asia

The project ‘Market-based approaches to improving the safety of pork in Vietnam’ (SafePORK) seeks to recruit a full-time PhD candidate, 4 years, starting from February 2019.

SafePORK aims to reduce the burden of food-borne disease in informal, emerging and niche markets. SafePORK will develop and evaluate light-touch market-based approaches to improving food safety, while safeguarding livelihoods in the pork sector. This project is coordinated by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in collaboration with Hanoi University of Public Health (HUPH), Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA), and National Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) and private sectors. The team uses an inter-disciplinary approach and brings together expertise in smallholder pig systems, risk analysis, socio-economics, value chain assessment, veterinary epidemiology and public health. SafePORK is funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

Key responsibilities
The PhD candidate will take part in project activities with a…

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