Poultry production in the Democratic Republic of Congo

On request of Netherlands Enterprise Agency and the Netherlands Embassy in Kinshasa, Wageningen Livestock Research conducted a study on the development of the poultry...

Outlook of Nigeria’s poultry feed market

Nigeria's poultry industry could be headed for improved performance after the government announced measures meant to boost domestic egg and poultry meat production as...

Introduction of the Kuroiler poultry breed in East Africa

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

Sustainable chicken farming in Ethiopia

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

Development of poultry production in sub-Saharan Africa

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...

Avian Influenza jolts East Africa poultry trade

Kenya has announced plans to lift the January 2017 ban on poultry and poultry products from its landlocked neighbor, Uganda, where the Avian Influenza...

Update on Waters of the US (WOTUS) Regulatory Policy

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...

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

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...

Animal farming and rural development in Africa

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...

Incubated Worlds, a new poultry facility exploring genetic diversity

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

South Africa poultry imports dip on new tariffs

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...

Eggs to fight malnutrition in Nepal, Honduras and Ethiopia

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

Do vaccination interventions have effects?

A study on how poultry vaccination interventions can change smallholder farmer knowledge, attitudes, and practice in villages in Kenya and Tanzania has been completed...

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

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 threat from African & Middle Eastern Infectious Bronchitis viruses

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...

New Trade Agreement to impact the poultry industry in Africa

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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