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FIELDWORK. Staff of the Malay Municipal Agriculture Office monitor hogs on June 6, 2023, two weeks before Caticlan, the barangay serving as gateway to Boracay island reported its first ASF case on June 17.
Malay Agriculture Office
The move aims to ensure income for affected households while local governments heighten measures against the spread of ASF, which has hit Caticlan, the village that serves as gateway to Boracay island
AKLAN, Philippines – Veterinarians in Malay town, Aklan province have reported the first case of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Barangay Caticlan, the gateway to the world famous Boracay island.
As ASF infestation in Aklan province climbed to cover nine of 17 towns, the local government and the private organization of hog raisers urged a temporary shift to poultry production. However, the move would require financial and t