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Bird Flu Alert, Rabies Outbreak, and Swine Industry Initiatives

Livestock and poultry face threats from bird flu and rabies outbreaks. Swine industry initiatives aim to counter African Swine Fever and El Niño effects, supporting farmers amid challenges. Image Source: Department of Agriculture (DA) Bird Flu Alert and El Niño Heatwave Effects in Poultry On March 31, 2024, two municipalities established task forces to prevent …

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Philippine Fisheries March Updates: Catch Increase, Port Investment, and Holy Week Price Surge

Discover recent developments in the Philippine fisheries sector, including a notable rise in fish catch and substantial infrastructure investments. Image Source: The Philippine Star Increase in Volume of Fish Catch  On March 25, 2024, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) reported that the country’s volume of fish caught in the West Philippine Sea …

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Recent Measures in Livestock and Poultry Management: Bans, Price Controls, and Import Strategies

Recent developments in Philippine swine and poultry management, covering poultry import bans, expanded sourcing of meat imports, and calls for pork price controls. Image Source: Department of Agriculture (DA) Ban on Poultry Imports from Sweden and Czech On March 21, 2024, the Department of Agriculture (DA) imposed temporary bans on poultry imports from Sweden and …

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Rice Security in the Philippines: Current Government Measures, Trade Deals, and Inflation Challenges

Rice Security in the Philippines: Current Government Measures, Trade Deals, and Inflation Challenges

The Philippines’ efforts to secure rice supply amidst natural adversities, increased imports, and inflation highlighting government measures and trade negotiations to safeguard local production and address market challenges. Image Source: IRRI Securing Supply Amid El Niño, the Department of Agriculture confirmed on March 2, 2024 the Philippines’ healthy rice stock, exceeding 20 million metric tons …

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