KENYA - The regulator has appointed Egerton University think-tank, Tegemeo Institute, to establish the cost of producing milk, setting the stage for price controls.
BOTSWANA - As part of the United Nations Development Programme, Ngamiland’s Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Programme community members recently toured Zimbabwe to benchmark on the country’s leather industry.
BOTSWANA - The Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) chief executive officer, Dr Akolang Tombale says the commission’s monopoly has nothing to do with the problems they are currently facing.
TANZANIA - The first ever restaurant specializing in rabbit cuisine in the country will open for business in Arusha this month as part of efforts to promote commercial farming of the small mammals.
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries (DAFF) said on Friday it had noted with concern reports of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Zimbabwe.
ZAMBIA – Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) has proposed the introduction of a 25 percent duty on dairy products to protect the local industry from unfair competition from markets such as the European Union (EU).
KENYA - Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has reopened Nakuru’s only public abattoir after an upgrade.
ZAMBIA - Government intends to intensify primary animal health care and vaccination programmes to boost productivity in the livestock sub-sector next year.
ZIMBABWE - Milk production for the first eight months of 2015 increased compared to last year, figures released by producers show.
ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe has banned the movement of cattle in the southern part of the country near the South African border after an outbreak of foot and mouth disease, the deputy minister of agriculture said on Monday.
RWANDA - Rwanda and the Republic of South Korea are seeking closer ties to jointly enhance the former's beef exports and livestock farming.
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