Yu Kangzhen, Vice Minister of Agriculture, emphasized that regional management should be the starting point in the investigation in Guangxi, Yunnan, to create a new situation in border animal epidemic prevention

Recently, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Yu Kangzhen led a team to investigate animal epidemic prevention at the borders of Yunnan and Guangxi provinces.


Recently, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Yu Kangzhen led a team to investigate animal epidemic prevention at the borders of Yunnan and Guangxi provinces. He pointed out that it is necessary to accurately grasp the new situation of animal epidemic prevention work at the border, actively explore a new model combining border prevention and control with the prosperity of the people, and under the framework of existing laws and regulations and international rules, focus on regional management. A new model for cross-border animal disease prevention and control is to be established with international cooperation and the advancement of borders as the path, and the strict control of joint prevention and crackdown as the guarantee.

The investigation team visited Jinghong City and Mengla County, Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan Province, Pingxiang City, Chongzuo City, Guangxi, and Dongxing City, Fangchenggang City, and investigated the local border port and non-port channel management, animal and animal product transaction and circulation. On the spot, they reviewed the development of animal epidemic prevention at the grassroots level and held a seminar on border prevention and control. Yu Kangzhen said that Yunnan and Guangxi are located on the southwestern border. The border line is more than 5000 kilometers long. The epidemic situation abroad is complex and the border areas lack effective epidemic prevention barriers. The role of market value chains is increasing and cross-border animals and animal products such as live cattle Numerous inflow channels have always been the focus and difficulty of national border prevention and control work. He pointed out that in recent years, the two provinces and regions have attached great importance to border prevention and control, adhered to both internal and external prevention, strengthened cooperation with neighboring countries, strengthened joint prevention and control of departments, and achieved significant results in the prevention and control of animal diseases at the border.

Yu Kangzhen emphasized that border prevention and control are related to the overall development of animal epidemic prevention and animal husbandry in the country, and they can only be strengthened and not weakened. We must adapt to the new situation and new requirements, further increase our efforts, further adjust our thinking, and reform and innovate. He demanded that the local pilot work should be both active and stable; coordinated planning, reasonable layout, detailed plans, and implementation measures; departmental coordination, internal and external collaboration, development and opening up with border areas, regional subregional cooperation, and agriculture The organic combination of "going out" will effectively serve the overall situation of national animal disease prevention and control and effective supply of animal products.

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