Innovative Veterinary Solutions for Antimicrobial Resistance (InnoVet-AMR) is a four-year, CA$27.9 million partnership between IDRC and the UK government’s Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF), part of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).
Long considered pests, insects are now on the menu for farmed fish and poultry in Kenya and Uganda, where scientists are looking for cheaper, healthier ways to boost animal growth and develop the local economy.
Asian researchers have developed new environmental and community approaches to reduce the number of mosquitoes carrying dengue, the fastest-growing mosquito-borne viral disease. Dengue is a significant economic and social burden in many countries worldwide.
KariaNet is a regional network improving knowledge-sharing on agriculture and rural development, to help the rural poor in the Middle East overcome poverty. KariaNet drew practitioners and farmers together in 10 countries in the region, equipping participants with new techniques to improve agricultural practices. Over the past two years, KariaNet tested three different methods: learning routes, learning alliances, and innovation contests.