Home Tags Livestock

Tag: livestock

livestock

Kenyan innovators develop machines to boost farmers’ yields

Innovators in Kenya are coming up with various machines that are helping livestock and crop farmers boost their productivity. The machines are...
cattle

Southern Africa cattle population growth decreasing due to drought

A report on livestock production trends in SADC member states revealed Wednesday that Southern Africa's cattle population growth rate has been decreasing since 2014. ...
livestock

Tanzania launches livestock master plan to improve the sector’s contribution to economic growth

The government of Tanzania has launched a livestock master plan aimed at improving the sector and enable it better contribute to the east African...
Livestock

Ghana’s Livestock Sector Problems Must Be Fixed Quickly

Stakeholders in the livestock sector have been advised to adopt pragmatic measures to harness the full potential of the sector for development. Alhaji Issah Salifu,...

MCE calls for sustainable investments in agriculture

Mr Albert Okyere, the Ashaiman Municipal Chief Executive has called for strong and sustainable investments in the agricultural sector to create business opportunities. He urged...
Ghana Trades Union Congress-tuc

TUC Lauds Nation Builders Corps

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) Thursday lauded the Government’s initiative to create the Nation Builders Corps (NBC) to address unemployment, but urged it to...
climate change

Agriculture Investment Potential For Curbing Emissions

Climate Change activists and experts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany have said investing faster in agricultural climate action...
Poultry And Livestock Barbecue Festival

Poultry And Livestock Barbecue Festival Launched

Minister of State in charge of Agriculture, Dr. Gyeile Nurah, has underscored the need for the local poultry and livestock farming sector to be...
livestock

Kenya opens livestock resource centre

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday opened an animal resource centre at Sotik in northwest region to boost livestock production. The Liquid...
Two Egyptian boys are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Drought kills 130,000 livestock in Tanzania

Over 130,000 livestock have died in Tanzania due to the drought that hit the country in the 2016/2017 financial year, according to a senior...

HelpAge International distributes cash and livestock to drought-hit older people in Turkana County

HelpAge International has began providing assistance to vulnerable older people and their families most affected by the devastating drought in Kenya’s Turkana County. ...
Livestock

FAO supports Tanzania’s endeavors to curb livestock diseases

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has dished out equipment and consumables to Tanzania in order to prevent and control...
disability

Assemblies Entreated To Champion Welfare Of Physically-Challenged

Mr. Sylvester Barima Antwi, Founder of the Physically Challenged Action Foundation Training and Rehabilitation Centre, has entreated the decentralized assemblies to be committed to...
Sacrificial animals are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

South Korea raises foot-and-mouth alert to highest, stops moving livestock

South Korea's agriculture ministry on Thursday raised its foot-and-mouth disease alert to the highest level for the first time in seven years, stopping the...
Sacrificial animals are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Drought-ravaged Kenya to spend US$13 million purchasing livestock

Kenya has set aside 13 million U.S. dollars for a livestock offtake program aimed at mitigating the effects of the ongoing drought, an official...

GVMA Congratulates Nana Addo For Resounding victory

The Ghana Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA) has congratulated Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, the President-elect, on his resounding victory in the 2016 elections. In a...
Sacrificial animals are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Number of livestock animals in Mongolia reaches record high

The number of livestock animals in Mongolia has reached 61.5 million, a record high for the landlocked nation since it began to carry out...

Tanzania mulls revamping cattle farming to increase exports

William Ole Nasha, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, said though the country has 25.8 million cattle, second only to Ethiopia in Africa,...
ECOWAS

Togo projects cereal surplus of 60,000 for 2016-17

Colonel Ouro-Koura Agadazi said this in his address to the annual meeting of national storage structures of member-states of the Economic Community of West...

Rwanda launches online agriculture, livestock inspection portal

The ministry developed the portal through funding of 150,000 U.S. dollars secured from TradeMark East Africa. The trade portal comprises of two...

Kenya urged to develop standards for livestock feeds

A study by the Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development, a think tank which is part of Egerton University, says that the dairy...

Venture Capital Trust Fund supports SMEs with US$16 million

Mr. Emmanuel Osei Akuamoah, the Adum Manager of the Fund, who announced this said a total of 50 businesses benefitted. He was addressing a day’s...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Benin’s agricultural sector to receive a lift

The measures include designating agriculture as a priority sector for investment and planning to create an agriculture development agency charged with designing and implementing...
Livestock

Somalia’s livestock exports grow aimd increased demand in Mideast

Latest data from a UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report shows Somalia exported 4.9 million goats and sheep, 295,000 cattle and 72,000 camels...

Livestock and Animal Production Bill Will Grow Ghana’s Agric Sector

“Ghana has a rich livestock sector, we can boast of very good and healthy meat and government is keen on seeing that Ghana’s draft...

Assemblies Admonished To Enforce By-Laws On Abattoirs

Mr Mathew Nyindam, Member of Parliament for Kpandai, who gave the advice also called for the formulation of by-laws to regulate the indiscriminate killing...
Participants in a group photo

Minister Stresses Government’s Commitment To Agriculture Growth

“Ghana has a rich livestock sector, we can boast of very good and healthy meat and government is keen on seeing that Ghana’s draft...
Su Jian, Chinese ambassador to Mozambique,

Mozambique Professional body receives support from Chinese firm

The Chinese ambassador to Mozambique, Su Jian, and the Minister of Science and Technology, Jorge Nhambiu, signed the agreement on delivering the money, in...

Britain Cautions public over deadly livestock virus

Bluetongue is carried by a midge bite, which can be fatal to sheep and cows. The risk assessment report predicts that there is an...

Boom in farming hands Kenyan agronomists huge business opportunities

The agriculturalists are currently among the most-sought professionals in the East African nation as Kenyans, mainly young people in urban areas, plant various horticultural...