KENYA - Plans are under way to establish a large camel milk processing plant and research centre in Isiolo targeting pastoralists in northern Kenya.
KENYA - Mwalimu herders from Gatong'ora ward are counting their losses after a disease wiped out more than 3,000 sheep within a month.
ZIMBABWE - Alpha Omega Dairy will in the next few months double milk production from the current 22 000 litres a day, an official said on Friday.
TANZANIA - Tanzania is working on strategies to increase heifer production from the current 1,000 to at least 5,000 heifers per year.
TANZANIA - The government has been urged to revoke decision by East Africa member states of blocking imported dairy to the region, and instead increase local processing factories as a way of improving production.
TANZANIA - Monthly cattle supply at Pugu market slowed down in August with the average sales per market day declining by 4.8 per cent to 516 compared to 542 in July.
NAMIBIA - Namibian livestock industry has breathed a sigh of relief when it learned last week of the finalisation of negotiations surrounding the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Namibia and the European Union, and the official initialling of the EPA document.
ZAMBIA – Bowalux Foodhouse System (BFS), an agricultural trading company, has embarked on construction of storage facilitates to be used by small-scale farmers in the country at cost of more than US$130,000.