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THAI FIRM TO HELP REVIVE PH SWINE INDUSTRY — DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar welcomed the participation of Charoen Pokphand Foods Philippines Corporation (CPFPC), an agro-industrial and food conglomerate based in Thailand, as it forged ties with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) to revive the country’s swine industry. The DBP and CPFPC firmed up their partnership through […]

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DAR TO HEAD NATIONAL TASK FORCE VS ASF – DUTERTE

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order creating a national task force to prevent the entry, contain, and control animal-borne diseases such as African swine fever (ASF) following the sharp rise in the number of cases nationwide. Duterte signed Executive Order No. 105 on February 21 creating a national task force to “oversee and […]

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DA INTENSIFIES QUARANTINE MEASURES VS ASF IN MINDANAO – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar has ordered the strict implementation of veterinary quarantine measures against the African swine fever (ASF), in partnership with local government units (LGUs) and concerned national agencies, following the confirmation of ASF cases in Mindanao. “I am directing the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) and other concerned agencies of the Department of […]