Training

Feed Workshop in Hoa Binh

On 28th February, a Feed Workshop was organized in Hoa Binh with participants from CMU4 and Da Bac veterinary staff. The purpose was to learn hands-on skills for calculating appropriate nutritious feed mixture for VNP for model farmers using EXCEL, then to propose most appropriate feed formula for VNPs.   Dr. Satoshi Hayashi, ITOCHU Co. …

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Training on preparing high-quality plasmid DNA

In order for the precise measurement of PERV gene copy number, it is definitely important to draw the accurate standard curve. In so doing, a high-quality plasmid DNA for each PERV genes is required. Mr. Toan (NIAS-V) is taught how to go through the procedure by Drs Taniguchi & Arakawa (NILGS) during 26-27 Feb 2018. …

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5th Model Farmers Training in Da Bac

5th Model Farmers Training was organized in Cao Son commune, Da Bac district, Hoa Binh province on 25-27th Dec 2017. This time, 15 model farmers had an opportunity to practice on disease prevention methods, to observe Necropsy of pigs, and  understanding more about the vaccine schedule. They also shared their views on how to develop …

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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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Short-term Study in Japan about Vitrification Procedures for Embryos, 20 Feb – 18 March, 2017

One of the outputs of the Project is to “develop cryopreservation methods for oocytes and embryos of Vietnamese native pigs”. This short-term study was to train Vietnamese counterpart on skills to undertake experiments to develop the most appropriate method of cryopreservation for embryos production. Embryos were produced by in-vitro maturation, fertilization and culture of Landrace …

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Training course on somatic cell nuclear transfer technique

From 1/12/2016 to 20/3/2017, Ms. Nguyen Thi Nhung – staff of Institute of Biotechnology (IBT) went to Laboratory of Animal Reproduction, Faculty of Bioscience and Bioindustry (Ishii campus), Tokushima University to study on somatic cell nuclear transfer technique. During 3 months and 20 days studying and working in the lab, under the guidance and great …

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2nd Model Farmers Training was held on 19-21 December, 2016

Following the 1st training held for model farmers on 11-15 October, the 2nd training was organized on 19-21 December, 2016 inviting Japanese researchers. In this training, Dr. Hayashi shared the good results of the feeding experiment carried out from Sep 2015 – June 2016, and said that the piglets are weaned much earlier than traditional …

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Seminar on Breeding of PERV-free or Low copy-PERV Vietnamese Native Pigs

On the 17 November 2016, Seminar on Breeding of PERV-free or Low copy-PERV Vietnamese Native Pigs was held at National Institute of Animal Science, Hanoi, There were representatives from NIAS Director board, Scientific management and International Cooperation Department, Project members and experts from Vietnam and Japan participating in the Seminar. After receiving the opening speech …

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Short-term study in Japan – June 2016

In June 2016, Two short-term training courses were undertaken in Tsukuba, Japan include: (1) “Diagnosis of Infectious Disease” during 26 June to 23 July for 3 staffs from Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA).     (2) “Animal husbandry and branding” from 26 June to 9 July for 6 staffs of Hoa Binh province.  

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Hands-on Experiences on Cryopreservation

Researchers from NIAS-V, IBT and VNUA have worked with Dr. Tamas Somfai, Japanese member from NILGS (Institute of Livestock and Grassland Sciences, NARO) at NIAS-V on 11-17 May, 2016 to update and learn new skills for cryopreservation in relation to the project activity (PO2.2). This is the second of such training held in January 2016 …

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