GenSan moving to protect P8-B hog industry vs ASF outbreak

1/29/2022 5:56:00 AM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY - The city government here has acted swiftly to protect the P8 billion hog industry from a recent outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in a community of backyard hog

The city government of General Santos has acted swiftly to protect the P8 billion hog industry from a recent outbreak of African swine fever in a community of backyard hog raisers. | via Allen V. Estabillo/PDI

GENERAL SANTOS CITY - The city government here has acted swiftly to protect the P8 billion hog industry from a recent outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in a community of backyard hog

In the last three days, CVO teams have culled a total of 508 hogs from 54 raisers. The culled hogs were properly disposed of based on standard protocol at the city’s sanitary landfill site in Barangay Sinawal, Marin said.In coordination with technicians of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Marin said CVO personnel are continually monitoring the situation in Purok San Lorenzo and other areas in the city.

He added that they also intensified the enforcement activities in the city’s seven quarantine checkpoints along the border highways and other alternate entry points to bar unauthorized hogs and banned pork products.“We acted swiftly because the disease can potentially wipe out the hogs there in two weeks time and even spread to the other barangays,” Marin said.

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The culled hogs were properly disposed of based on standard protocol at the city’s sanitary landfill site in Barangay Sinawal, Marin said. In coordination with technicians of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Marin said CVO personnel are continually monitoring the situation in Purok San Lorenzo and other areas in the city. Thanks to the rice reward, housewives in coastal communities came out in force to prevent the invasive COTs from badly damaging the rich coral system in the 215,950-hectare Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape. He added that they also intensified the enforcement activities in the city’s seven quarantine checkpoints along the border highways and other alternate entry points to bar unauthorized hogs and banned pork products. De Guia cited a report from the Davao Oriental provincial government that the said rivers turned orange in color due to nickel laterite from the mining site following a heavy downpour last Jan. “We acted swiftly because the disease can potentially wipe out the hogs there in two weeks time and even spread to the other barangays,” Marin said. Ologuin stressed the program aims to contain the damage brought by COTs, which are known coral predators, by tapping on the help of local communities. The official said they initially received a report last Jan. “This act sends a message to advocates and the public that children’s rights remain at the very core of our legislative process, and opens the year 2022 on a high note,” he said.

21 regarding the sudden deaths among the stocks of backyard hog raisers in Purok San Lorenzo. For every 300 COTs they can gather, volunteers receive a 25-kg sack of rice. This obligation to uphold human rights is consistent with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights,” she said in a statement. He immediately sent a team from their office led by Dr. Emilio Gargaran, disease control division chief, to investigate and collect blood samples from the affected animals. In recognition of their efforts, the PAMO and the local government of Maasim have so far distributed 42 sacks of rice to 30 recipient families residing in Barangay Tinoto. The DA’s Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory confirmed on Jan.” She said the CHR commended the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for suspending the operations of the mining company involved after it was recommended by its regional office and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau and Environmental Management Bureau. 24 that some of the tested samples came out positive of ASF, triggering the conduct of confirmatory tests. This means the women are strong assets in environmental protection and conservation, especially with issues that needs to be resolved with urgency and active participation,” said Maria Elvira Lumayag, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer of Sarangani. “We are a step closer towards expanding legal protection not only for the children of today but for generations to come,” Dongeto said.

Marin said they are now investigating how the “intrusion” happened although he admitted that the infected hogs might have slipped past the city’s border quarantine checkpoints. gsg Subscribe to our daily newsletter By providing an email address. The PAMO reported that at least 51,491 COTs have been collected so far across Sarangani Bay. “This demonstrates giving premium to the long-term welfare of the people instead of merely seeing the economic benefits of the mining industry,” she added. I agree to the .