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MOU Signing for Animal Health (July 20, 2022)

Author: DA-AFID | 20 July 2022

The Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA), through its Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) and National Livestock Program (NLP), signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Minnesota (UNM) to better capacitate the Philippines in terms of food safety, July 20.

The MOU aims to combine research and practice in the detection and control of transboundary animal diseases such as the African Swine Fever (ASF), as well as to employ international standards for the trade of animal products.

The signing of the MOU was held during the conclusion of the US – Philippines Agribusiness Trade Mission: Briefing on Philippine Livestock, Poultry, and Fishery Sectors, which was held at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management Convention Hall in Quezon City, Philippines. ### (Photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)