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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


Workshop identifies strategies to improve food safety in low and middle income countries

On 24 May 2017, the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine hosted policymakers, researchers and donors at a workshop in Belgium under the theme… 170 more words


USAID to host two-day online discussion on food safety research in developing countries

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will hold a two-day online AgExchange on food safety beginning 20 June 2017 at 1000 hours EDT (GMT – 4). 118 more words





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Experts from Canada and India discuss latest developments in India’s pig sub-sector

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works with various partner organizations in northeast India on research-for-development activities aimed at improving the smallholder pig sub-sector in the region. 299 more words


Africa must take the lead in addressing global health challenges

Credit: ILRI/Niels Teufel, Tanzania, 2014

The new Director General of the World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is a former minister of health in Ethiopia. 753 more words

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Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) expands cooperation with Africa to improve food safety

At the beginning of May 2017, Dieter Schillinger, assistant director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya, visited the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) in Berlin. 62 more words

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