Livestock

Report: African herders 'key in eradicating rinderpest'

The rinderpest virus. (Image source: Dr Rajnish Kaushik)New analysis published in the academic Science journal traces the cause of the recent global eradication of deadly cattle disease, rinderpest, and credits local African herders for their insight and assistance

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US and Brazil firms to develop poultry facility in Chad

Poultry facility Novus ChadA Brazilian poultry company and US-based animal feed firm have teamed up to develop a poultry production complex in Chad that both companies hope will aid agricultural development across sub-Saharan Africa

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US grant to support Zambian dairy farming sector

Cows diary Zambia milkA US government organisation has awarded a K730mn (US$150,857) grant to the Mongu Dairy Cooperative Society (MODACO) and the Zambia Agribusiness Technical Assistance Centre (ZATAC) to help Zambian dairy farmers increase their milk production

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New Concept Nutrition to distribute Anitox products in North Africa

Anitox New Concept Nutrition distribution agreementAnitox Corporation has appointed New Concept Nutrition to distribute its range of products in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

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Clinton reveals US$46 million plan to boost Malawi agriculture

Clinton US46mn Malawi agricultureUS secretary of state Hillary Clinton has announced US plans to inject US$46mn into the Malawi agriculture sector in order to improve its self-sufficiency over the following three years

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