A4NH flagship leader receives 2014 Trevor Blackburn Award

The A4NH team is excited to congratulate our Flagship 3 leader, Delia Grace, on being awarded the 2014 British Veterinary Association’s (BVA) Trevor Blackburn Award in recognition of her multiple outstanding contributions to animal health, animal welfare, and food safety in Africa and Asia.   The Trevor Blackburn Award recognizes contributions to animal health and >> Read more

Food safety from farm to fork

(The following is an excerpt from the latest edition of Partners Magazine, published by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. It features the risk assessment work of Dr. Hung Nguyen, a researcher with A4NH partner, the International Livestock Research Institute.)   Food-borne disease is a major public health issue in Vietnam and other developing countries. In >> Read more

New study maps high-risk spots for spread of deadly bird flu in Asia

(Cross-posted from ILRI website)   A4NH research partner, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), has shared a new study, published in Nature Communications, revealing conditions linked to the emergence and spread of a deadly strain of avian influenza (H7N9) and mapping the areas within Asia at greatest risk further spread and infection.  

Consultation on Growing Food Safety Crisis -at 2020

In rapidly evolving food systems in Africa and Asia there is a crisis in confidence over the safety of foods. To improve food safety in these systems, current practices and regulations, largely adopted from Europe and North America can be strengthened. However new approaches and innovations are also required that consider the provide incentives and >> Read more