THE WAY FORWARD │ Level Up Philippine Agriculture!

7th ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting (Sept. 13, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 13 September 2021

Agriculture Secretary William Dar represented the Philippines during the 7th ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting on SPS Cooperation held on September 13, 2021.

The Department of Agriculture (DA) extended its support to the 2022–2023 Action Plan under the Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Government of the People’s Republic of China.

The Philippine-led activities are in the following areas: 1) exchange visits of relevant personnel to learn the best practices in quarantine operations in seaports and airports; 2) training on the effective harmonization of good laboratory practices; 3) training on animal disease diagnosis; and 4) collaborative research on plant pest detection using advanced protocols. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)