Scarcity of poultry merchandise to hit Ghana

Enterprise Information of Wednesday, eleven February 2015


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The Ghana Poultry Farmers Affiliation has warned of a attainable scarcity of poultry merchandise in Ghana if authorities doesn’t launch a 39 million cedi help package deal for the sector.

In accordance with the poultry farmers, they lack the capability to satisfy home demand following authorities’s short-term ban on poultry merchandise from Nigeria and lately from the USA of America.

The current ban on poultry merchandise from the USA of America follows the invention by scientists that hen imports coming into Ghana from the US include arsenic, a toxic chemical which causes most cancers.

Ghana additionally positioned a short lived ban on poultry merchandise from Nigeria as a part of efforts to cease the unfold of Chook Flu into the nation.

Chatting with Citi Enterprise Information, the Nationwide President of the Ghana Poultry Farmers Affiliation, Kwadwo Asante stated the help package deal might help maintain the sector through the interval of the ban.

‘We’d like critical authorities intervention; the cash they promised to provide us from the price range has nonetheless not arrived.

They need to help native manufacturing or else we may have an enormous vacuum if we don’t cope with this, there shall be an enormous scarcity due to the ban.’ He warned.