NIGERIA - The Triton Group of companies has invested $64million into the Nigerian Aquaculture industry as part of effort to boost local production of Tilapia and Catfish in the country.
ZIMBABWE -Zimbabwe's poultry industry total chick production went up by 22 percent to 78,4 million birds in 2014 from 64,4 million recorded in 2013, a latest industry report has indicated.
NIGERIA - The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has begun the training of key stakeholders in the poultry industry to enhance disease prevention, detection and control.
ZAMBIA - The increase in chicken feed is likely to push some poultry farmers out of business if there are no measures to reduce the impact.
SOUTH AFRICA - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is optimistic that the current deadlock in the negotiations between South African and American poultry producers about the latter being granted greater access to the local market will be overcome.
NAMIBIA - Kosie Henn, market development manager at Namib Poultry Industries, has announced that as part of developing the local chicken food market in Namibia, the company has come up with the Tuxies Fast Food menu as a first in Namibia.
SOUTH AFRICA - Negotiators for the South African and US chicken industries have agreed on the principles for settling the dispute that has been threatening SA’s preferential access to the US market, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday night.
KENYA - Use of hormones in breeding of fish is being phased out in a bid to meet key market safety standards and step up production.
NIGERIA - The federal government has disclosed that there was escalation of avian influenza, commonly referred to as bird-flu (H5N1 virus) in three states of the federation, including Kano, Plateau and Bauchi.
SOUTH AFRICA - African and US poultry producers have so far failed to agree on a mutually acceptable volume of imported US chicken which could enter SA free of antidumping duties.
ZAMBIA - The agriculture sub-sector of poultry has not been spared from economic shocks mainly caused by the weakening Kwacha and other related production factors.
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