BIO-SECURITY- BIODESARU THE SECURITY FARM
Bio-Security in Bio Desaru
Bio Security as its main development concept will be an integral part of Bio Desaru to keep the entire food valley disease-free and to prevent the outbreak of virus and plague. Bio-Security is the protection of living organism from any type of infectious organism. The Bio-Security components are:
Bio-Security Check Points (BSCP)
Bio-Security Check Points will be set up at strategic locations throughout Bio Desaru. They will operated by a well-trained team to ensure that all vehicles, humans, animals and plants including seeds are disinfected before entering Bio Desaru. These check points located at the service roads will be equipped with advance bio-disinfection facilities.
Bio-Security Buffer Zone (BSBZ)
Every Farm is required to provide a Buffer Zone of a minimum of 10 metres from the farm border to prevent diseases from spreading into other farms. As part of preventive system, tall trees will be planted as screens to create a physical barrier in the Buffer Zone.
Bio-Security Quarantine Zone (BSQZ)
The Quarantine Zone will be jointly operated by related government departments and farm operators to ensure new seeds and species without Quarantine Certificates are retained within the Quarantine Zone for an appropriate period before being transferred to the respective farms.
Bio-Security Farm Audits (BSFA)
A Farm Audit Team will be set up comprising representatives from related government departments and farm operators. This is a preventative measure to ensure that all good practices and fully implemented and complied with in all farm operations. It will be conducted periodically depending on the farm type, either agricultural, livestock or aquatic.
Bio-Security Services (BSS)
The BSS are platforms for farm operators and professionals, both locally and from abroad to exchange ideas, techniques and latest information on seedlings, technology and other related matters. Bio Desaru Bio-Security Handbook has been established on 2017 as the main guideline to all farm operators.