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Angolan poultry production receives a boost

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Published Jan 12, 2024

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The government of Angola has initiated a project to increase domestic chicken production and create new employment opportunities, with a budget of US$50 million to support former and veteran soldiers. The project aims to distribute 140 batches of birds and process them in a slaughterhouse in Malanje, with the potential to create direct and indirect employment for 2,800 people. Despite challenges such as shortages of poultry feed and medications, the Angolan poultry industry is projected to increase chicken production by 8% in 2024, with a potential annual saving of US$300 million on imported chicken.
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The initiative aims to increase national poultry meat production, create additional jobs, and reduce the nation’s dependence on imported chicken. A new initiative by the government of Angola aims to increase domestic chicken production, as well as to provide new employment opportunities. The first phase of the project that aims to increase output by seven million chickens per year was inaugurated last month, reported Angola Press. Under the scheme, the Ministry of National Defense has made available a budget of US$50 million to support former and veteran soldiers. As well as benefiting the Angolan Armed Forces, the initiative aims to increase national poultry meat production, create additional jobs, and reduce the nation’s dependence on imported chicken. Across the two northern provinces of Malanje and Cuanza Norte, a total of 140 batches of birds, each of 5,000 chicks, will be distributed to participants in the scheme. The birds will be processed in a slaughterhouse in the ...
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