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Hanoi-Lao Cai highway to halt transportation of pigs from ASF infected areas

Hanoi-Lao Cai highway to halt transportation of pigs from ASF infected areas

VOV.VN- The northern province of Lao Cai People’s Committee has requested localities in the region cease their transportation of pigs from areas affected by the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak and asked the Vietnam Expressway Corporation to co-operate in enforcing tight controls on the Noi Bai-Lao Cai highway.

Deputy PM directs fight against African swine fever

Deputy PM directs fight against African swine fever

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung requested the involvement of the entire political system in the fight against African swine fever during a teleconference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi on May 13.

Hanoi city still struggles with African swine fever

Hanoi city still struggles with African swine fever

African swine fever has been successfully controlled in Ngoc Thuy ward of Long Bien district and Phu Thi commune of Gia Lam district of Hanoi, the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced.

African swine fever detected in Cao Bang

African swine fever detected in Cao Bang

VOV.VN - The first outbreak of African swine fever has been discovered in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang, according to the Cao Bang Sub-Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary.

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.

Pork price forecast to drop sharply

Pork price forecast to drop sharply

Pork prices on the local market are dropping by some VND5,000-VND8,000 per kilogram versus those recorded in late February, due to the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF). The price is forecast to continue falling in the coming time.

Measures needed to prevent ASF reaching southern Vietnam

Measures needed to prevent ASF reaching southern Vietnam

African swine fever (ASF) posed a substantial threat to the pig farming industry although measures have been taken to stop the disease from spreading, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong at the first meeting of the national steering committee for the prevention and control of ASF in Hanoi on March 26.