27 May 2020:
Agro webinar: ASF situation in Poland

On 27 May 2020 (Wednesday) The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands together with the Netherlands-Polish Chamber of Commerce will organize the webinar on the African Swine Fever (ASF) situation in Poland.

African Swine Fever (ASF) poses a great risk to the pig production. The disease is present in the wildlife and can easily be transmitted to the pig farms. How is Poland doing presently? Our experts shall give an overview from two perspectives: wild boar management and pig sector challenges. To learn about the current state of play, risks and solutions applied with regard to ASF in Poland, join our webinar.

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

16.00-17.00 hrs.

Please register HERE.

 

Agenda

Two specific issues will be discussed during the webinar:

  • African swine fever eradication in wild boars and challenges to Polish authorities – Krzysztof Jażdżewski presentation.
  • Pig movement restrictions when ASF is confirmed in pig heard (ASF outbreak) – Bas Zegers’ experience and, where necessary, Krzysztof Jażdżewski explanation on official requirements.

 

Our experts

  • Krzysztof Jażdżewski, ASF expert, member of the EU Veterinary Emergency Team for ASF, with experience in Polish Veterinary Service.
  • Bas Zegers, the pig farmer operating in Lubuskie province.

 

Webinar will be opened and moderated by Elro van den Burg from NPCC.

The webinar will be conducted in English. During the session, the participants will have a chance to ask specific questions to the experts.

The webinar is intended for the Dutch agricultural organizations and farmers and the Dutch farmers in Poland.

The presentation from the webinar will be available to the participants and published online.