Vietnam imported over 13,800 tonnes of pork in the first two months of 2020, a year-on-year rise of 150%.
VOV.VN - Outbreaks of African swine fever continue to be discovered in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stated Tran Thi Hoai Tram, chief of the office of the provincial People’s Committee, on August 24.
VOV.VN - Outbreaks of African swine fever have been discovered in 62 provinces and cities across the nation as of July 9, forcing a total of 2.9 million pigs to be culled.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has instructed localities hit by African swine fever (ASF) to detect whether there has been fraud designed to take advantage of the Government's financial support for farmers whose pigs were infected and to deter further violations.
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.
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.
Two animal inspection stations were established on March 20 on the National Highway No 1 section in Nui Thanh district of Quang Nam central province to control pig transportation from northern provinces and cities.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed a decision to form a national steering committee on the prevention and control of African Swine Fever (ASF), which is headed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.
African Swine Fever (ASF) has spread among 20 provinces and cities in Vietnam with nearly 25,000 pigs culled in an attempt to stop the disease from reaching the southern farms that produce the industry’s largest amount of pork.
Vietnamese authorities forces are ramping up efforts to tackle African swine fever, which is spreading in several localities.
Localities where African swine fever was found have made all-out efforts to control the disease, preventing it from spreading.
Localities throughout the country have quickly taken measures to prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks.
VOV.VN - A rehearsal was held in Hanoi on March 7 to prepare in the event of an African swine fever outbreak in the capital city.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is keeping a close watch of the pork market and will promptly take measures to ensure supply amidst concerns about possible shortage due to outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in northern localities.
Authorities of the northern province of Ha Nam are intensifying efforts to contain and stamp out the outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), as another case was announced on March 8.
VOV.VN - To cope with the complicated developments of African swine fever, HCM City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has requested that slaughter houses stop importing pigs from northern provinces in order to stop the spread of the disease.
Vietnam has detected African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks in the northern provinces of Thai Binh and Hung Yen, unveiled Director of the Department of Animal Health Pham Van Dong on February 19.
A reaction plan to the African swine fever (ASF) is being developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development after pigs were found infected with the disease in neighbouring countries and territories.