Vietnam operation helps Thai food firm record strong profit hike World

Vietnam operation helps Thai food firm record strong profit hike

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) of Thailand and its subsidiaries have reported that their consolidated first-quarter net profit skyrocketed by 40 percent year on year to 4.279 billion baht (nearly 134 million USD) thanks to their pork business activities in Vietnam.
Deputy PM directs fight against African swine fever Society

Deputy PM directs fight against African swine fever

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung requested the involvement of the entire political system in the fight against African swine fever during a teleconference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi on May 13.
Hanoi city still struggles with African swine fever Health

Hanoi city still struggles with African swine fever

African swine fever has been successfully controlled in Ngoc Thuy ward of Long Bien district and Phu Thi commune of Gia Lam district of Hanoi, the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced.
Two hotbeds of African swine fever virus found in Ha Nam Health

Two hotbeds of African swine fever virus found in Ha Nam

Two hotbeds of African swine fever virus were discovered in Chau Giang commune, Duy Tien district and Tan Son commune, Kim Bang district in the northern province of Ha Nam on April 3, reported the provincial Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sub-Department.
Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
Measures needed to prevent ASF reaching southern Vietnam Health

Measures needed to prevent ASF reaching southern Vietnam

African swine fever (ASF) posed a substantial threat to the pig farming industry although measures have been taken to stop the disease from spreading, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong at the first meeting of the national steering committee for the prevention and control of ASF in Hanoi on March 26.
Department denies that FAO advised declaration of ASF national emergency Health

Department denies that FAO advised declaration of ASF national emergency

The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development affirmed (MARD) on March 20 that the information carried by some foreign news agencies with the content “FAO recommends Vietnam to declare African swine fever (ASF) as a state of national emergency” is inaccurate.