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ASF Media Releases

21/05/2019
Balkan countries take aim at African swine fever in wild boar
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
10/05/2019
FAO Animal Health participates in the 2019 African Swine Fever Forum hosted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in Ottawa
(FAO EMPRES news)
05/04/2019
FAO and Cambodia partner to respond to African swine fever
(FAO Cambodia)
29/03/19
The first UN Agriculture and Food Security Theme Group Meeting in 2019 focused on agricultural development and African Swine Fever in China
(FAO China)
22/03/19
FAO Viet Nam supports Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to respond to Africa Swine Fever outbreaks
(FAO Viet Nam)
19/03/19
International assistance for Viet Nam’s African Swine Fever response
(FAO Viet Nam)
08/03/19
FAO looks into the role of international trade and travel in the transboundary spread of pig diseases
(FAO EMPRES news)
ASF Emergency Preparedness Mission to Myanmar
(FAO Myanmar)
26/02/19
African swine fever preparedness support mission to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
(FAO EMPRES news)
21/02/19
Experts join forces to prevent African swine fever from entering the Balkans
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
FAO Viet Nam supports Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to respond to Africa Swine Fever outbreaks
(FAO Viet Nam)
05/02/19
In the Year of the Pig, UN’s FAO urges safer practices in livestock trade across the Greater Mekong Sub-Region
(FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)
17/01/19
African Swine Fever: A viral disease with 100% fatality rate
(FAO Myanmar)
11/01/19
Editable leaflets to allow quick awareness against priority transboundary animal diseases
(FAO EMPRES news)
05/12/18
La FAO et le gouvernement ivoirien ont signé le protocole d’accord du projet de lutte contre la Peste Porcine africaine [only in French]
(FAO Côte d'Ivoire)
05/11/18
FAO raised the China ASF outbreak at the Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations Congress (FAVA) in Bali
(FAO Indonesia)
11/10/18
FAO works to better understand backyard pig sector, key in the fight against swine fever
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia )
07/09/18
Asian countries warned that deadly African Swine Fever is ‘here to stay’ – utmost diligence required to avoid major damage to food security and livelihoods
(FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)
06/09/18
UN FAO convenes emergency meeting of animal health experts in Asia in response to African Swine Fever threat
(FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)
28/08/18
Outbreak of African swine fever threatens to spread from China to other Asian countries
(FAO Press release)
10/06/18
Webinar on the African Swine Fever Regional Strategy for Africa
(FAO EMPRES news)
28/05/18
FAO’s novel wild boar map could help manage African swine fever
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
01/02/18
African swine fever being tackled in Ukraine
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
22/11/17
Evidence points to wild boar in transmission of African swine fever
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
African swine fever management in wild boar – Surveillance and prevention of transmission to/from domestic pigs
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
07/07/16
Recording of the Webinar on the African Swine Fever Regional Strategy for Africa is now available
(FAO EMPRES news)
16/06/17
New field manual on African swine fever
(FAO Animal Production and Health news)
01/03/17
With FAO help, Moldova offers a good example of handling African swine fever
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
25/10/16
FAO joins forces with Moldovan authorities against African swine fever
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
10/06/16
Webinar on the African Swine Fever Regional Strategy for Africa
(FAO EMPRES news)
26/05/16
Team effort works to protect Ukraine rural economy from pig disease
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
03/12/15
Closure of the FAO project to assist China with preparedness against African swine fever
(FAO EMPRES news)
26/10/15
Training course on African swine fever (ASF) diagnosis and Laboratory Contingency Plans under the TCP/BYE/3401
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
10/04/15
Awareness is key to stopping African swine fever in Eastern Europe
(FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia)
24/03/15
ASFORCE workshop for a better understanding of African swine fever hosted in Rome
(FAO EMPRES news)
17/03/15
Raising African swine fever awareness in Eastern Europe
(FAO EMPRES news)
02/02/15
Coordinating control strategies against African swine fever in Eastern Africa
(FAO EMPRES news)
24/12/14
Training Chinese veterinary services to assess and reduce the risk of an African swine fever incursion
(FAO EMPRES news)
18/12/14
FAO, China and EU identify ASF policy gaps to build regional preparedness
(FAO EMPRES news)
06/10/14
FAO project to prevent potential African swine fever incursion in China
(FAO EMPRES news)
26/09/14
FAO joins with AU-IBAR and ILRI on regional strategy for the control of African swine fever in Africa
(FAO EMPRES news)
27/01/14
Training Veterinarians in Specialized Laboratories to Combat the Spread of African Swine Fever
(FAO EMPRES news)
15/11/13
FAO and partners make progress on Global Platform for African swine fever
(FAO press release)
30/11/12
Official launching of the European Commision (EC) consortium for targeted research on African Swine Fever: ASFORCE
(FAO press release)
21/08/12
Pig disease outbreak in Ukraine a major warning sign
(FAO press release)
26/05/11
Concerted international effort urged on African Swine Fever
(FAO press release)
16/02/11
African swine fever in Eastern Europe: disease dynamics and collaborations
(FAO EMPRES news)
17/10/10
The threat of African Swine Fever introduction into Ukraine
(FAO EMPRES news)
04/04/98
Major outbreak of African Swine Fever threatens food security in Cape Verde
(FAO press release)