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CPF invests in Africa
28 Dec 2009,  02:36 GMT
Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc, the SET-listed flagship of the Charoen Pokphand Group, has added African countries to its investment plan next year as part of its aggressive expansion abroad.... More »
South Africa - The Western Cape government says it will pay the transport costs of farmers in the province who want to donate feed to the drought-stricken Southern Cape. Agriculture MEC... More »
Zambia - The shortage of cheap and affordable maize in the last 10 months made its use in poultry feeds increasingly unjustified in economic terms, Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) executive... More »
Poultry producer Sovereign Foods, formally known as Rocklands Poultry, has made a multimillion-rand invest- ment in its processing plant and support services, creating the capacity to process up... More »
New animal feed mill in Ethiopia
05 Nov 2009,  22:38 GMT
On November 5th, Alema Koudijs Feed Plc (AKF) opened its new production faility in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia. This new facility is the result of a collaboration between Dutch company De Heus... More »
Egypt has built the largest aquaculture industry in Africa, accounting for four out of every five fish farmed on the continent. Egyptian fish farms produced over 650,000 tons of finfish last year,... More »
Morocco’s livestock and poultry sector will soon have high protein U.S. sorghum available for inclusion in feed rations. On Mon., Oct. 26, 2009, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) loaded 25,000 tons... More »
Despite numerous funds and grants to the agricultural sector, poultry farmers have complained about their inability to expand their businesses due to inadequate funding. This, they said, was... More »
NIAS Pledges Support For Pig Farming
11 Jul 2009,  01:26 GMT
Nigeria - The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) has thrown its full weight behind the development and expansion of pig farming across the country. Professor Placid Njoku,... More »
South Africa - Animal feeds and additives segment to experience the highest opportunity growth
06 Jun 2009,  09:13 GMT
'The South African agriculture chemicals market is anticipated to grow in the long-term due to increasing pressure on farmers to boost the production of crops and livestock,' notes the analyst... South Africa - Animal feeds and additives segment to experience the highest opportunity growth
Integrated approach is essential to utilize the country’s huge livestock resource efficiently, the Ethiopian Meat and Dairy Technology Institute indicated. Institute Director General,... More »
The Ministry of Fisheries is to establish contact with some companies in Brazil acclaimed to produce high quality fish feed. Currently a Chinese company is in the process of establishing a fish... More »
LISTED animal feed and poultry business Astral Foods has reported a significant drop in operating profit after a first half-year characterised by sharp increases in the price of raw materials, a... More »
Written by Phila Dlamini SWAZI OBSERVER 06/01/2008 FARMERS affiliated to the Power Team... More »
Written by Olumakinde Oni BUSINESS DAY 06/01/2008 Animal protein consumption in Nigeria... More »

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