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African swine fever

Government imposes African swine fever quarantine in Wakiso, Uganda, movement of pork banned

¬†Following the outbreak of African swine fever in KakokirovillageofKasengengeparish in Wakiso town council, quarantine restrictions have been imposed on Wakiso district immediately. ¬†The commissioner of agriculture, animal industry and fisheries, Dr. C.S Rutebarika says that movements of pigs, pork, salami, ham, sausages and bacon from, to and within Wakiso district is prohibited with immediate effect […]

African swine fever affects procurement of pigs for NAADS in northern Uganda

African swine fever a viral disease that kills pigs has been reported to have broken out in northern Uganda. 12 sub-counties in Gulu district have so far reportedly to have already been hit by the disease. It was first reported in odeki sub-county in july last year (2010) after killing more than 200 pigs. The […]

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