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One Egg program provides eggs to needy children

Partnership between corporations and ministries provide nutrition and create sustainable markets in impoverished countries
The simple egg is making a difference in the lives of people in eight countries around the world, thanks to the One Egg program, which provides eggs for children in underdeveloped countries while creating a sustainable local market.
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Africa attracts poultry investors’ interest

Rabobank identifies African poultry sector as a market with potential for good returns on investment
While much of the investment in the growing global poultry sector has gone to Europe, the Americas and Asia, it may soon be Africa’s turn to attract investors, according to a new report from RaboResearch, the research arm of Rabobank.
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Avian flu battle continues in Asia, Africa

Taiwan lifts movement ban but South Korea reports return of virus after a one-month absence
Following the reported successful reduction in new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry, Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture has decided not to renew a seven-day ban on the transportation of birds.
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US foundation works to end African poverty with chickens

The World Poultry Foundation has a $21.4 million grant from the Gates Foundation and a passion to improve lives in rural Africa with poultry.
Can the World Poultry Foundation take a $21.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and, in four years, improve incomes and nutrition for millions of smallholder chicken farmers in rural Africa? That’s the challenge for the team leading the World Poultry Foundation, which is working in rural Nigeria and Tanzania to empower smallholder farmers – especially women – to earn higher incomes and improve the nutrition of their families through poultry-growing enterprises.
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