SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau
02 October 2019 08:45:25 PM
The House Committee on Agriculture and Food, chaired by Rep. Wilfrido Enverga (1st District, Quezon), on Wednesday conducted an inquiry on the outbreak of the African Swine Flu (ASF) in the country. Compensation for backyard hog raisers affected by the ASF was tackled in the hearing. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Ariel Cayanan told the panel that together with the activation of the National Task Force is the provision of P1 billion for indemnification for the affected backyard hog raisers.