Background update:Jun 28, 2006

Production and consumption trends in Africa

In many African countries, commercial poultry farming started only after a countries' independence. The poultry industry's contribution to meat and egg production has been increasingly substantial. But while Africa's poultry industry continues to expand, its future remains uncertain.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 19 number 11. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: country, Africa, meat, eggs, markets


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