Feature Activities

4th JCC meeting in NIAS-V on 7th June 2018

4th JCC meeting was organized in NIAS-V on 7th June 2018. Participants included representatives from MARD, MONRE, MOST, NIAS-V, IBT, VNUA, Hoa Binh province, NARO and JICA Vietnam Office. The Meeting was aimed to review progress activities from Nov 2017- May 2018; get agreement on PDM modifications based on recommendations of Mid-term review team; as …

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First Embryo Transfer (ET) experiment was successfully carried out

First Embryo Transfer (ET) experiment was successfully carried out in Conservation Center of NIAS-V on 6th June 2018 by Dr. Kikuchi (NARO) and Dr. Phan Le Son (NIAS-V). Three Western pigs were recipients of IVM/IVF occytes prepared by 3 institutions NIAS-V, IBT and VNUA. Two more additional practice ET will be done by Vietnamese side …

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8th PMU Meeting

8th PMU Meeting was organized in NIAS-V on 26th April 2018 and chaired by Dr. Ngo Thi Kim Cuc, Project Manager. The meeting was aimed to review Progress report of last quarter (Jan-Mar 2018) and approve on plan for next period. Proposal for PDM modification was also presented by Project Leader and agreed among participants …

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Joint Midterm Review and 3rd JCC meeting

Joint Midterm Review was organized by JICA, JST and MARD on 23rd Oct – 8th November 2017. According to the midterm review, the progress and achievements of the Project at the halfway point of the project period are appropriate on the whole. The Project is tasked to work on the recommendations of the midterm review …

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Scientific Research Report Meeting

Scientific Research Report Meeting was held on 6th Nov 2017 in NIAS-V with nearly 40 participants from Japan and Vietnam. Total 6 reports were presented by representing researchers of 4 components on their significant scientific achievements in this project so far. Talk 1: Genetic diversity and genetic relationship of some Vietnamese native pig populations using …

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Kick-off Seminar for at Da Bac, Hoa Binh for project activities

A workshop was held on 10th August in Da Bac district, Hoa Binh province to mark the beginning of the activities to be carried out by locality under counterpart budget from Hoa Binh province which was recently approved at Decision 1147/QD-UBND on 30th June 2017, with total amount of VND3.5 billion for period 2017-2020. Under their …

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Introduction of some scientific results of the project at World Congress of Reproductive Biology 2017

Results on project’s in vitro fertilization using Ban frozen sperm experiments and vitrification of Ban oocytes experiments were introduced at the 4th World Congress of Reproductive Biology holding in September 2017. Dr. Nguyen Viet Linh (IBT) and Dr. Nguyen Khanh Van (NIAS-V) have attended the Congress, discuss with scientists all over the world on reproductive …

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1st TOT for veterinary and para-vet in Da Bac, Hoa Binh

From 29 August to 1 September 2017, Project team of VNUA – Assoc. Nguyen Van Thanh, Dr. Bui Thi To Nga, Vet. Nguyen Van Tuan, Dr. Nguyen Van Phuong, and Japanese experts – Dr. Kenji Kawashima, Dr. Hayashi, Dr. Makoto Osaki conducted a training course for local veterinarians and para-vet in Da Bac town, Da …

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First pure Ban blastocysts from project’s IVP system

In the framework of in vitro production of native pig embryo, the first experiment for fertilization of Ban oocytes with Ban sperms has been carried out with over-expected success: Dr. Tamas Somfai, to gather with IBT staffs, has produces first pure Ban blastocysts in a high rate (20-25%) and some of blastocysts could even hatch …

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Dr. Hayashi Visits Model Farms in Cao Son Commune, Da Bac District, Hoa Binh 24 – 27 April, 2017

It has been almost one year since the Project started to work with the model farms in Cao Son Commune, Da Bac District of Hoa Binh. Currently, there are 6 model farms, 1 boar farm, each in Rang Village and Tam Village, and 1 experiment farm in Rang Village in Cao Son Commune. During one …

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