Business continuity in the face of african swine fever: compartmentalisation and company biosecurity

African Swine Fever (ASF) has been continuing its global spread, with reports of newly affected areas almost weekly. In the absence of a vaccine, controlling movement of potentially infected pigs and pork products is vital to reducing the spread, but this is causing enormous disruption to trade internationally. This white paper provides some background to the use of compartmentalisation to ensure business continuity in the face of this disease, if it were to ever occur in free countries.