TANZANIA - The government has said it will maintain ban on illegal fishing methods, including small sized fishing nets, which threatens to decimate fish stocks in the country.
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in the country have raised the alarm over activities of smugglers. The farmers noted that this heinous acts are negatively affecting their businesses and the nation’s economy as a whole.
ZAMBIA - The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Zimbabwe has commissioned a study for investment prospects in the Zambian poultry sector by the Dutch.
NIGERIA - The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) Wednesday revealed that 1.2 million metric tonnes (MT) of frozen chicken valued at N660,000 billion was imported into the country in 2014.
ETHIOPIA - Government and a consortium of Dutch businesses are partnering in a poultry institute which vies to hatch chicken breeds.
GHANA - The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Hanna Louisa Bisiw, has said the government will soon heed to the GH¢39 million promise it made to revamp the poultry sector.
ZIMBABWE - Players in the poultry industry have cut chicken prices by 23 percent, with indications that the market was flooded by cheap imports, an industry official has said.
ZAMBIA – Zambia’s egg production grew by 18 per cent during the year ended 2014, the Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) has said.
SOUTH AFRICA - The bird flu ravaging the US chicken industry is expected to be over within months and is not likely to affect implementation of an agreement between the South African and American poultry associations, South African Poultry Association CEO Kevin Lovell says.
SOUTH AFRICA - The local poultry industry stood to lose about R900m in annual turnover and potentially shed about 6,500 jobs as a result of a deal clinched in Paris last week with its US counterpart, South African Poultry Association CEO Kevin Lovell said on Monday.
SOUTH AFRICA - Poultry producer Astral Foods, which released strong interim numbers on Monday, could enhance its fledgling African presence with a move into Ethiopia.
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