ASFV Detected in China’s Wild Boar Population for the First Time; Sichuan Reports First Case of ASFV

China’s pork industry is struggling to contain the spread of African swine fever, which has now reached the southwest of the country – one of its major pig-producing areas. Ten of 16 pigs infected with the virus have died at a farm in Yibin, Sichuan province, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday. In central

Law Enforcement Officials in Xinjiang and Sichuan Seize Counterfeit Liquor Ahead of Chinese New Year

Police in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Sichuan Province have seized 2,000 bottles of fake liquor in a joint raid, according to local authorities on Monday [5 February 2018]. Urumqi police were informed last month by police in Luzhou City, Sichuan, that a person in Urumqi had been buying packaging of brand liquor from a

Sichuan’s Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture Signs Cooperation Agreement with JD.com and Alibaba’s Tmall

The government of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province signed a strategic cooperation agreement Wednesday with Chinese e-commerce giants, including JD.com and Alibaba’s Tmall. According to the agreement, the e-commerce companies will strengthen logistics services in the prefecture’s villages, help local companies open online stores and expand the sales market for Ganzi’s distinctive agricultural

China-Uganda South-South Cooperation Phase 2 Project Helps Train 3,000 Ugandan Farmers

The Ugandan government on Friday [10 November 2017] hailed the China-Uganda South-South Cooperation Phase 2 (SSCP2) project for boosting agribusiness production and productivity among small farmers in the country. Christopher Kibazanga, the state minister for agriculture, said the two-year SSCP2 project with the backing of the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has contributed towards