NIGERIA - The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has revealed that the number of states battling Avian Influenza popularly known as Bird Flu has now increased to 18 states in the country.
NIGERIA - Plateau State chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has said avian influenza popularly known as bird flu was on the increase in the state.
NIGERIA - About 17 out of every 100,000 birds in Nigeria have been lost as a result of the receding outbreak of Avian influenza (bird flu) that was first confirmed January this year.
GHANA – The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has said the country is on course to achieve her ambitious target of producing 100,000 tons of farmed fish in the next couple of years.
NIGERIA - The Rivers State Government on Tuesday announced the outbreak of Avian flu, commonly known as bird flu, in the state, adding that it had quarantined a privately owned farm over the disease.
SEYCHELLES - On Tuesday, Seychelles and Mauritius will begin the first round of negotiations to renew the fisheries agreement between the two countries.
SOUTH AFRICA – An improved offer by the local poultry industry to allow more US chicken imports into SA failed to win the approval of US poultry producers at a meeting in Washington on Friday.
AFRICA - A new pan-African project was launched in Nairobi on Monday aimed at strengthening African governments including Tanzanian particularly on great potential for increased trade in fish as well as support adoption and implementation of appropriate policies in intra-regional trade.
NIGERIA - The federal government has earmarked N145 million for immediate compensation of farmers who lost their birds in the outbreak of Avian Influenza.
UGANDA - Uganda could reap big from the global tilapia market which has been projected to remain steady with stronger prices.
NIGERIA - The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has notified the public of unusual high mortality being reported in two poultry farms and live bird markets in Kano and Lagos states.
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