Biosecurity Threats in Agriculture: Prevention and Mitigation of Avian Flu
Thu, Jun 4, 2020
In 2017, the Philippines recorded its first avian flu outbreak in Central Luzon. During this outbreak, the poultry and livestock industry lost PHP 179 million a day, including the slumping of farm gate prices of the commodities from PHP 70 per kilo to PHP 10-15 per kilo. In March 2020, the Department of Agriculture detected the reemergence of avian flu outbreak in Central Luzon.
Biosecurity Threats in Agriculture: How do we recover from the impacts of African Swine Fever?
Thu, May 28, 2020
The Philippines has already posted an economic loss of PHP 80 million due to African Swine Fever (ASF). Thousands of pigs have been culled while millions of pesos have been released to assist affected sectors. In this webinar, the discussion will focus on the next steps and the interventions that can be done to recover from the impacts of ASF. This will also open the discussion on planning for the long term. This webinar held on May 28 at 2PM (GMT+8).
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Biosecurity Threats in Agriculture: Mitigation, Control and Management of Fall Armyworm
Mon, May 11, 2020
This is the second part of the Fall Armyworm series in our Biosecurity Threats in Agriculture webinar series, and will center around practical recommendations on mitigating the spread of the pest. Here we will share the aggregated learnings from studies that have been conducted on the pest and best practices on how to mitigate, control and manage the pest on the farm level. This will be held on May 11 at 2PM (GMT+8).
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