In 2009, IDRC and the Canadian International Development Agency (now part of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada) launched the five-year CA$62 million Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF).
A 2016 survey by the Vietnamese Department of Animal Health found that 80% of the country’s pangasius (freshwater catfish) farmers dispensed a cocktail of antibiotics to the fish throughout the production cycle.
The annual World One Health Congress brings together stakeholders and advocates who strongly support an integrated approach to human, animal, and environmental health to address complex and urgent health threats. The main objectives of the platform are the fight against antimicrobial resistance and emerging infectious diseases.
IDRC’s Innovative Veterinary Solutions for Antimicrobial Resistance (InnoVet-AMR) team will join scientists and researchers from around the world for the 3rd International Symposium on Alternatives to Antibiotics in Thailand from December 16–18.