vietnam

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on Vietnam. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to Vietnam. See ILRI research on other countries

In this short film (1:17 mins), Hung Nguyen, a food safety scientist with ILRI in Vietnam, reflects on a recent discussion at a regional workshop on livestock and One Health that identified research priorities in Southeast Asia for the next 40 years. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Oct/2014

On 25 and 26 September, ILRI staff and national partners met to review and plan activities to transform the smallholder pig value chain in Vietnam. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Oct/2014

Hmong butchers selling pig meat from the indigenous Hmong black pig, recognizable from its thick layer of fat below the skin, Bac Ha, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam (photo credit: ILRI/Jo Cadilhon). The July 2014 issue of Partners Magazine, the flagship publication of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), features an article on an … Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Sep/2014

The International Livestock Research Institute in collaboration with CGIAR and national partners, and as part of the Humidtropics CGIAR Research Program, has released ‘A situational analysis of agricultural production and marketing and natural resources management systems in northwest Vietnam,' to l guide future activities of the Humidtropics program. Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Sep/2014

The International Livestock Research Institute recently published a ‘situational analysis of agricultural production and marketing, and natural resources management systems in northwest Vietnam’ for the Humidtropics CGIAR research program. It is a starting point for the program’s work in one of the four geographical ‘Action Area Flagships’ where innovations are tested to meet the challenges of stakeholders. It paints a comprehensive and broad picture of the current systems that are key to tackling the problems faced in the target field sites. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Sep/2014

Tarni Cooper, a veterinary scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute, has been named as one of five recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Young Alumni awards of the University of Queensland.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

The July 2014 issue of Partners Magazine, the flagship publication of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), features an article on an ACIAR-funded project led by the International Livestock Research Institute that uses a risk assessment approach towards improving the safety of pig and pork value chains in Vietnam.

AgHealth, Aug/2014

A recent paper that maps the global distributions of the world's major livestock species has already been used to advance understanding of where surveillance efforts should be targeted to prevent the possible spread of a lethal bird flu virus now circulating in poultry populations in China, where it has killed 62 people. The original mapping work, led by Tim Robinson, of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and published at the end of May, was immediately put to practical use in locating large regions in South and Southeast Asia that would suit the new lethal virus. Continue reading ...

ILRI clippings, Jun/2014

A new study reveals conditions linked to the emergence and spread of deadly bird flu and maps the areas of Asia at greatest risk of the spread of the new virus strain. A dangerous strain of avian influenza, H7N9, that’s causing severe illness and deaths in China may be inhabiting a small fraction of its potential range and appears at risk of spreading to other suitable areas of India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, according to a new study published today in the journal Nature Communications. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jun/2014

A value chain assessment on four agricultural products in Son La Province of Vietnam provides insights into business models linking smallholder farmers to dynamic markets. These are helping us suggest future Humidtropics research-for-development interventions on policies, institutions and markets. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Apr/2014

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Danilo Pezo
Country Representative /Animal Nutritionist / Project Leader Smallholder Pig Value Chains Development in Uganda Project
Hung Nguyen
Senior Scientist