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Research for safer pork products in Vietnam

For release on 7 September 2017, 9.00 a.m.

A two-day workshop, 7–8 September 2017, on the topic ‘Improving food safety along the pork value chain—lessons learned and ways forward’, kicked off at the Hanoi Hotel on Thursday morning with an opening address by HE Mr.Chu Van Chuong, Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department of Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. 1,010 more words


CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health releases 2016 annual report

The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) is pleased to announce the publication of its 2016 annual report, detailing the accomplishments and developments of the fifth and final year of the program’s first phase. 153 more words


Animal health needs partnerships for vaccine delivery: Lessons from global rinderpest eradication campaign

The successful eradication of rinderpest in 2011 offers vital lessons that can be applied in the ongoing quest to eradicate other deadly animal diseases.

In an opinion piece in… 53 more words


My Words are not Enough- But I Don't Know What Else to Do Right Now

I don’t really understand what is happening in the US right now. Maybe I am naive. Maybe I haven’t been paying attention. But maybe things have just gotten worse. 375 more words


Policy dialogue to enhance inclusive policies in Vietnam’s smallholder pig sector

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. 734 more words


Constant Motion

This time last year, at least in the Jewish calendar was my first Shabbat in Australia.

This time this year, is my last Shabbat in the apartment in New York. 347 more words


Biosecurity measures to mitigate African swine fever in Uganda’s pig value chains

An assessment by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its partners has emphasized the need to establish effective biosecurity measures to prevent the entry and spread of African swine fever (ASF) in Ugandan pig farms. 169 more words