In order to reduce risks to the Brazilian productive sector, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) will bring together representatives of the production chain for the creation of a working group focused on the monitoring and prevention of Plague African swine.
The work, which was already on the agenda of association’s shares, will now be incorporated into a special group with the participation of regional representatives of the productive sector and research bodies active in the national swine.
The focus will be on assessment strategies adopted internally and error analysis and achievements made by countries facing the problem from the perspective of private sector activity.
Like another ABPA group on the same principle – the Special Group for the Prevention of Avian Influenza (GEPIA) – the Special Group for the Prevention of African Swine Fever (GEPESA) work linked to the Governing Board of the association.
“The interaction between the various social spheres of production chain will be important to make the harmonic understanding initiatives and the sharing of responsibilities in prevention work. Brazil is free of the disease and this is a competitive advantage in international trade that will spare no efforts to preserve, “says the president of ABPA, Francisco Turra.