Palawan gears up measures vs African Swine Fever

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Officials from the Palawan Capitol held a meeting to discuss the preventive measures it will undertake against African Swine Fever.

The Provincial African Swine Fever Task Force held their meeting at the Governor’s Conference Room yesterday.

The tackled the measures to be implemented to ensure that Palawan will remain free from ASF.

Present during the meeting were Provincial Veterinary Officer Juanito Pio L. Lledona co-chairman Co-chairman ng Palawan Provincial ASF Task Force, City Veterinary Officer Dr. Indira Santiago, Board Member Albert Rama, and Board Member Ferdinand Zaballa.

Also in attendance were representatives from various government agencies.

Meanwhile, 47 corn growers in the province have received aid from the provincial government for 2019 thru the Corn Production Program of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA).

“Ang nabanggit na programa ay inulunsad ng OPA noong nakalipas na taong 2018 na may layuning lalo pang paigtingin ang pagtatanim ng mais sa mga munisipyo ng Palawan na isa sa mga pangunahing produkto ng lalawigan,” the Capitol said.