Sustainable chicken farming in Ethiopia

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Village chicken farming is ubiquitous in smallholder systems, contributing to household, local and national economies under diverse environmental, economic and cultural settings. However, they...

Eliciting preferences for attributes of Newcastle disease vaccination programmes for village poultry in Ethiopia

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Newcastle disease (NCD) is an important disease of poultry, directly affecting the livelihoods of poor farmers across developing countries. Research has identified promising innovations...

The poultry sector in Kenya

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The poultry industry in Kenya is constantly expanding with a high demand for chicken meat and eggs.

Modern poultry industry is taking shape in Africa

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Africa is ready to take its place on the world stage, as the poultry industry is evolving, from a national and regional basis to a more global platform, according to RaboResearch’s latest report ‘Time for Africa: capturing the African Poultry Investment Opportunity’.

Animal farming and rural development in Africa

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In Africa, investing in rural development, farming and agriculture will offer rural youth an alternative to migration. FAO Director-General highlights the importance of focusing on...

The threat from African & Middle Eastern Infectious Bronchitis viruses

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Infectious Bronchitis is primarily a respiratory disease of chickens caused by the Type Three coronavirus infectious bronchitis virus. IB viruses cause important losses in egg...

Pas Reform solutions for Novos Horizontes in Mozambique

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Mozambique-based Novos Horizontes and their new partner Philafrica, have chosen Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies to equip their new, state-of-the-art greenfield facility with a combination...

Cobb and RCL Foods delivering top level training in South Africa

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Plans to develop RCL Foods’ own Agriculture Academy in South Africa were announced by Dr Sanjay Maharaj, the company’s technical executive for agriculture, at...

Sedima – A modern greenfield project with a high level of automation in Senegal

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With its large integrated poultry enterprise, the long established Senegalese company Sedima is well-known for its modern and ambitious approach to the business. It...

Update on Waters of the US (WOTUS) Regulatory Policy

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A quick search on the internet reveals the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed roughly 2,800 new regulations since 2009 when the current administration...

Introduction of the Kuroiler poultry breed in East Africa

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The introduction of the Kuroiler poultry breed from India in East Africa is not only changing fortunes for many farmers in the region, but...

Eggs to fight malnutrition in Nepal, Honduras and Ethiopia

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Cobb-Vantress and OneEgg – an organization attacking poverty and malnutrition through sustainable community development – recently launched new chapters in Nepal, Honduras and Ethiopia....

Development of poultry production in sub-Saharan Africa

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Countries in sub-Saharan (SSA) Africa have experienced relatively high economic growth from the mid-2000s, along with a rapid urbanization. This has led to the...

South Africa poultry imports dip on new tariffs

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South Africa’s imports of poultry products have been on the decline since 2019 as the country reviewed its import tariffs upwards and enforced the...

Incubated Worlds, a new poultry facility exploring genetic diversity

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Incubated Worlds is a new advanced poultry research and breeding facility in Ethiopia. The facility, which has been inaugurated on 26 April, is a...

New Trade Agreement to impact the poultry industry in Africa

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The African Union, a continental organization of 55 African countries, has recently launched the operational phase of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),...

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