IN PHOTOS: Various sectors in agriculture sign their pledge of commitment in support of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Bantay ASF sa Baranggay (BABay ASF) during the program’s launching in Dream Zone, Provincial Capitol, Batangas City on February 11, 2021.

Among the agricultural sectors’ representatives who committed to support the BABay ASF Program fully and to take the necessary actions to end African Swine Fever in the country are from the Provincial Government of Batangas; Philippine College of Swine Practitioners; National Federation of Hog Farmers, Inc.; Soro-Soro Ibaba Development Cooperative; Central Luzon State University; Philippine Veterinary Medical Association; Provincial, City, and Municipality Veterinarians League of the Philippines; Philippine Veterinary Drug Association; and Philippine National Police Regional Office CALABARZON.

DA Undersecretary for Livestock Dr. William C. Medrano; Assistant Secretary for Operations Engr. Arnel V. de Mesa; National Livestock Program Director and Agricultural Training Institute – International Training Center on Pig Husbandry Center Director Dr. Ruth Miclat-Sonaco; DA Bureau of Animal Industry Director Dr. Reildrin G. Morales; and DA CALABARZON OIC-Regional Executive Director Vilma M. Dimaculangan led the signing.