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Aviagen and Arbor Acres distributor focus on organic growth in Egypt

CPC welcomes Aviagen to MPG head office to collaborate on latest developments and opportunities
On May 16, a delegation of Aviagen executives and Arbor Acres Middle East and Africa representatives paid a special visit to Cairo Poultry Company, the exclusive Arbor Acres distributor for Egypt.
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Poultry Africa 2017 to tackle continent’s changing needs

With growing middle class and more demand for poultry, African producers must keep pace
Because the middle class is growing quickly in Africa, food consumption patterns are changing. People are beginning to move away from a vegetable-based diet to a protein-based one.
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Flour Mills of Nigeria feels effects of recession

Company saw substantial increase in revenue, but 40 drop in profit
Despite a substantial increase in revenue for the financial year ending March 31, 2017, agro-food group, Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN), recorded a drop of almost 40 percent in profit from the previous year.
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France, China announce new measures to tackle avian flu

Additional biosecurity, vaccination protocols put in place
In order to prevent a recurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in France, additional biosecurity measures will be introduced in the coming weeks and, in China, the growing number of human cases of H7N9 influenza has prompted the government to announce a nationwide campaign of poultry vaccination.
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Avian flu returns to France, Togo

Virus had been absent from countries for several months
After an absence of several months, veterinary authorities in France and Togo report new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry flocks.
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