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SOKOTRA Capital acquires Tunisian aquaculture firm

Consortium purchases all shares of L’Aquaculture Tunisienne
A consortium led by SOKOTRA Capital Ltd., a Dubai-based private investment company specializing in the agriculture and aquaculture sectors, has completed the acquisition of 100 percent of L’Aquaculture Tunisienne (AT), one of the oldest and most established companies in the aquaculture sector in North Africa and the Mediterranean basin.
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USGC aims modernize Tunisian feed, livestock industries

US Grains Council grant to contribute to training and education
Eleven Tunisian feed industry professionals left Fargo, North Dakota, recently armed with the education and experience needed to become trainers themselves – all part of the U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) goal of helping local producers modernize the feed and livestock industries in Tunisia and across the Middle East and Africa.
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Sabirs' Group in Lahore chooses Pas Reform's SmartPro

Sabirs' Group, one of the biggest and best-known companies in Pakistan's poultry market, has chosen Pas Reform's SmartPro incubators for its new, single stage hatchery facility in Rahim Yar Khan, 600km from the group's headquarters in Lahore.
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ADM, Cargill launch soybean joint venture in Egypt

SoyVen will provide soybean meal and oil
Archer Daniels Midland Co. and Cargill have successfully completed their transaction and formally launched SoyVen, their new joint venture to provide soybean meal and oil for customers in Egypt.
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Business handshake over wheat grains

Iran, European feed groups sign memorandum of cooperation

Agreement will promote the exchange of information
The Iran Feed Industry Association (IFIA) and the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) have signed a memorandum of cooperation to promote the exchange of information between the two entities.
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Aviagen welcomes customers to Hatchery Module of Europe, MidEast & Africa

Combining lectures with practical learning, the 2018 school debuted its first incubator-building activity
Aviagen hosted its 2018 Hatchery and Incubation Management Module of the Production Management School for Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) during April 20-27 in Budapest, Hungary. Combining theory with hands-on learning, the module’s curriculum was designed to provide attendees with the knowledge and insight needed to achieve optimum hatchery performance.
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Special report

World Feed Panorama 2018: Volumes up despite challenges

Global compound feed production increased nearly 2 percent in 2017, overcoming disease outbreaks in the poultry and pig sectors.
In its 27th year, the World Feed Panorama survey tracks 2017 global compound feed production and compares these volumes against historical data to highlight industry trends.
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