24.3 C
Kigali, RW
December 2, 2022
Business Economy

Tanzania bans importation of day-old chicks

Summary

  • In 2016, Tanzania banned the importation of chicks and fresh poultry meat from Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa and the US to protect local farmers.

Dar es Salaam. Tanzania has imposed a total ban on importation of day-old chicks with effect from next week as it seeks to protect its local hatcheries and limit the inflow of substandard chicks.
With the aim of protecting the local poultry market, the government has said it would no longer issue permits for chicken import from July 30, the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries said in a statement issued over the weekend.

According to the statement, the decision was reached after a meeting between Deputy Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Abdallah Ulega with poultry business stakeholders in the capital Dodoma.

The aim of the decision is the implementation of the law of 2006 where the government has been preventing chicken importation from abroad in order to control the bird flu pandemic and to protect the local poultry market.

Related posts

STARTUPS IN DRCONGO ARE UNDER-FUNDED BECAUSE OF LANGUAGE BARRIER

Hano News

Regulators Set Standards In Second Hand Electrical Equipment

Hano News

Inyungu fatizo ya BNR yagejejwe kuri 6% mu gukumira izamuka ry’ibiciro ku isoko

Hano News

Leta yashyize ku isoko impapuro mpeshamwenda za Miliyari 25 Frw

Hano News

KBC yashyizwe mu cyamunara

Hano News

Park Inn yinjiye mu gikorwa cyo kuzamura ba rwiyemezemirimo bakiri bato

jerome

Leave a Comment