The subcontractors from Brazil (EMBRAPA) and Indonesia (GMU) will provide access to poultry produced under tropical conditions and will participate in the vaccine field studies.
Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation – EMBRAPA
The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), is a Federal institution linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply. Embrapa is organized as a large network, composed of 40 decentralized centers distributed among the several Brazilian regions. One of these research centers is Embrapa Swine & Poultry, a research and development center with duties and responsibilities to improve pork and poultry meat quality and safety, to increase general performance through good agricultural practices, animal health and welfare, and environmental protection. This center is located in Southern Brazil, where there is a high concentration of the Brazilian swine and poultry industry. Embrapa Swine & Poultry develops research projects in partnership with the Brazilian poultry industry, which provides access to poultry farms and facilities. Furthermore, it collaborates with the Brazilian experts in the physical working group on the development of guidelines for the control of Campylobacter and Salmonella spp. in chicken meat from Codex Committee on Food Hygiene.
For more information on EMBRAPA
EMBRAPA’s involvement in CamVac
Dr. Clarissa Vaz will conduct the field trials.
Dr. Edna Maria Oliveira will be the contact person from Embrapa.
Gadjah Mada University (GMU)
The respective research group is part of Centre Laboratory for Integrated Research and Testing. The laboratory is facilitated with all kind of necessary equipment. In addition, Gadjah Mada University has some faculties (i.e. Faculty of Animal Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Agriculture) and other research groups that may support the project.
For more information on GMU
GMU’s involvement in CamVac
Dr. Ali Agus will conduct the field trials and the contact person.