South Africa raises import duties on poultry to protect local sector

SOUTH AFRICA – The South African Revenue Service has announced the increase of the most favoured nation duties (MFN) on imports of bone-in chicken from 37 percent to 62 percent, and for boneless portions from […]

Kenyan poultry firm Suguna to clinch US$4m financing from IFC

KENYA – Suguna Poultry Kenya, subsidiary of India’s multinational Suguna Foods is seeking US$8.4m to invest in the construction of feed mills, breeders and hatcheries with an already proposed partial financing from The International Finance […]

Ghana aims to become self-sufficient in chicken meat production

GHANA – As part of its newly launched Broiler Revitalization Project, Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture will distribute 20 million-day-old chicks to selected poultry farmers nationwide aiming for self-sufficiency in chicken meat. This is […]

Kenyan government issues grant to Kilifi county to bolster its agriculture sector

KENYA – Kenya’s National government through its implementing NGO of various agricultural activities in the country, dubbed National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project (NARIGP), has granted 600 farmers in Kilifi County Kshs 41 million […]

UK-based AgDevCo invests in Zambia’s leading eggs supplier Goldenlay

ZAMBIA – AgDevCo, the UK-based social impact investor has expanded its agri investment portfolio in Zambia with a multi-million USD debt investment in Goldenlay, the market leader in table eggs in the country. Established in […]

Stakeholders call for reforms of Kenya’s poultry industry to curb influx of poultry products in the market

KENYA – Kenyan poultry products producers have called for reforms in the poultry sector with an aim of maintaining balance between local poultry producers and importers aimed at protecting the industry. Lobbies representing poultry farmers […]

Zimbabwe’s poultry sector benefit from surging egg production amid declining meat output

ZIMBABWE – According to Zimbabwe Poultry Association (ZPA), egg production in Zimbabwe increased by 35% to 12.6 million dozen of eggs in the third quarter of the year i.e July to September contributed majorly by […]