A4NH Director Speaks on the Future of Livestock

A4NH Director John McDermott served as a panelist at the recent seminar “The Future of Livestock: Enhancing Sustainability, Responsibility, and Efficiency,” held at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Collaboration Between Government and Researchers to Improve Food Safety in Cambodia

Expanding a ministerial-level food safety working group to influence food safety policy and enhancing collaboration between government and food safety researchers will help strengthen food safety in Cambodia.

The Nexus Between One Health, Nutrition, and Food Safety

One Health is a useful paradigm for framing complex public health issues. Applying its approaches contributes to improvements in animal and human health, addressing new global and public health challenges collaboratively and improving veterinary and human health education and training. Hung Nguyen, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) regional representative for East and Southeast Asia, >> Read more

While Some Animal-Transmitted Diseases of the Poor Are Declining, Other, Mostly Foodborne, Diseases Are on the Rise

‘. . . Around 70 percent of all infectious diseases are zoonotic, moving from animals—usually livestock—to humans, through either contact or the consumption of animal products and by-products. The International Livestock Research Institute estimates that 2.7 million people die from zoonotic diseases each year, while approximately 2.5 billion people get sick.