Vietnam begins carrying out new measures in managing risks to food safety
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Vietnam begins carrying out new measures in managing risks to food safety

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
The Government of Vietnam has started strengthening coordination among ministries, engaging the private sector and social organizations, improving risk communications to raise awareness of the public, and developing the capacity of laboratory networks to better manage food safety risks. These and other measures were recommended in a World Bank-prepared report…

New project to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam’s pig sector
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New project to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam’s pig sector

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
A two-year project that will assess veterinary health management and veterinary drug use in Vietnamese pig farms has been launched. The Health and Antibiotics in the Vietnamese Pig Production Project, known as VIDAPIG, is a collaboration between the University of Copenhagen, the National Institute of Veterinary Research, the National Institute…

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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…