On the morning of 29th March 2019, at the Conference Hall C, a workshop on sharing experiences in pork value chain research in some countries in the world was held within the framework of SAFE pork project (ACI-027).
Overview of the workshop
Attending the workshop were Prof. Dr. Pham Van Cuong - Vice President of the University, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Minh Hien – Vice Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Rural Development (FERD), Dr. Duong Van Nhiem – Representative of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, as well as many staff of FERD and nearly 60 researchers, lectures from countries around the world for example Australia, England, the United States, Sweden, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Timor Leste, Myanmar, Kenya, Uganda, Bangladesh etc.
Prof. Dr. Pham Van Cuong, Vice President of the University, addresses at the workshop.
The workshop organized by the Department of Quantitative Analysis and advanced research group on Economic Integration and Market Development (FERD) together with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and University of Queensland (UQ), Australia was a part of a series of regional conferences on research into smallholder pig production, health and pork safety.
At the workshop, Vietnamese researchers reported the initial results of the Safe pork project (ACI-027), including the pork value chain in Vietnam presented by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Duong Nga, - a faculty of FERD local pork breeding system (Research group from Livestock Research Institute), Pork safety and Farm to fork by a research group from Public Health University.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Duong Nga presents her research at the workshop
Delegates discuss research orientation for future projects.
Participants discussed enthusiastically and shared future research orientation according to these topic groups: (i) From research to policy; (ii) One Health; (iii) Research Orientation on smallholder pig production; (iv) Animal welfare in pork value chain research; and (v) Mainstreaming gender in pork value chain research.
Workshop participants in front of the Administration Building.