WATCH. MOA Signing with the Dept. of Agriculture Regional Field Unit VI for transfer of 1 unit Mobile Disinfection.
Governor Bong Lacson signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit VI for the transfer of one mobile disinfection unit to the Provincial Government for the prevention and control of African Swine Fever.
DA was represented by OIC Regional Executive Director, Engr. Albert Barrogo.
DA VI Regulatory Division Chief, Dr. Jonic Natividad, Negros Occ. OIC Provincial Veterinarian, Dr. Placeda Lemana, DA VI and PVO staff witnessed the MOA signing, held at the Governor’s Office this afternoon.
The disinfection unit will be used primarily for disinfection activities and strengthening biosecurity measures at the borders of the province, as ASF continues to be a threat to the livestock industry.
Aside from the implementation of the National ASF Prevention and Control Program, the unit will also be utilized in the prevention and control of other animal diseases.