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World's top 100 feed producers in 2017

Report highlights global compound animal feed manufacturers producing volumes over 1 million metric tons in 2017
The latest edition of WATT Global Media’s World’s Top Feed Companies listing reports 100 companies with more than 1 million metric tons of compound feed production in 2017.
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Trade bans lead to poultry shortage in Tanzania

Tanzania has bans on poultry from neighboring countries and the United States
The African country of Tanzania is facing a poultry shortage and subsequent hike in chicken prices, largely due to trade bans its government has implemented.
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More regional trade in agricultural products can lift Africa's economies

Surging demand for food should be tapped as an engine for agro-industrialization across the continent, says FAO Director-General.
Rising demand for food in Africa can serve as an engine for economic development and improved nutrition across the continent. But for that to happen the region's governments must invest more in developing their agri-industrial bases and boosting intracontinental trade in agricultural products, UN Food and Agriculture Organization Director-General José Graziano da Silva said Sept. 26.
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Africa Improved Foods receives first SDG Award for sustainable consumption

The Swiss Green Economy Symposium (SGES) this year presented its first SDG Award to Africa Improved Foods (AIF). AIF Rwanda is a joint-venture between the Government of Rwanda and a consortium of Royal DSM, Dutch development bank (FMO), DFID Impact Acceleration Facility managed by CDC Group plc and International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group.
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