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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

A new ILRI research brief highlights capacity building and collaborative research outcomes of a project that is working to reduce disease risks and improve food safety in Vietnam's smallholder pig value chains.

AgHealth, Apr/2016

This year, the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish is undergoing an independent external evaluation to assess the phase one implementation of the program. Continue reading

VietPigs blog, Oct/2015

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
Communities exposed to better and safer pig production knowledge have increased their production, according to preliminary findings by researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA). ILRI’s Thinh Nguyen facilitates a focus group discussion in Dien Tho…

VietPigs blog, Oct/2015

This research brief provides some insights into the pork and maize value chains in northwest Vietnam, highlighting the collaboration taking place between business partners in response to the lack of public support services for pig and maize production, processing and marketing. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Apr/2016

Originally posted on ILRI Asia:
The PigRisk project team during the March 2016 mid-term review meeting (photo credit: ILRI/Fred Unger). In March 2016 the PigRisk project, which focuses on food safety and pork value chains, held its mid-term review. This five-year project (2012–2017) aims to improve the livelihoods of rural and urban poor in Vietnam…

AgHealth, Apr/2016

In March 2016 the PigRisk project, which focuses on food safety and pork value chains, held its mid-term review. This five-year project (2012–2017) aims to improve the livelihoods of rural and urban poor in Vietnam by creating better opportunities and incomes from pig value chains as a result of reduced risks associated with pork-borne diseases. The project is led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Apr/2016

In an effort to step up control of zoonotic diseases, or diseases transmitted from animals to humans, the framework for One Health Partnership for Zoonoses (OHP), an initiative by the Vietnamese government, was officially launched in Hanoi on 1 March 2016. Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Mar/2016

Adoption of improved pig production practices under the Vietnamese good animal husbandry practices (VietGAHP) initiative could increase pig farmers’ income by 30-40%. This is in addition to farmers receiving other benefits such as reduced pig rearing times, improved environment, reduced disease risks, better production techniques, and financial and material support from World-Bank funded Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project (LIFSAP). Continue reading

VietPigs blog, Feb/2016

Welcome to Vietpigs, the website for the research work of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and our partners in Vietnam. The site will serve as an online portal and source of information, news, and updates on ILRI’s research on pigs in Vietnam. In addition to providing coverage on on-going research in Vietnam, here you … Continue reading

VietPigs blog, Sep/2012

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
Communities exposed to better and safer pig production knowledge have increased their production, according to preliminary findings by researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA). ILRI’s Thinh Nguyen facilitates a focus group discussion in Dien Tho…

VietPigs blog, Oct/2015

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Hung Nguyen
Senior Scientist
Nguyen Thi Thinh
Research Assistant (Value chains and economic analysis)