Lomé hosts pan-African Poultry Conference

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 17:25
Lomé hosts pan-African Poultry Conference

(Togo First) - The University of Lomé is hosting today, May 14, the pan-African Poultry Conference. Three hundred researchers from fifteen countries, from Africa and elsewhere, are attending the event.

The three-day forum is organized by the regional excellence center for poultry sciences (CERSA) and Togolese branch of the World Poultry Science Association (WPSA). The latter wanted to gather the sector’s various actors to discuss achievements and innovations happening in the poultry industry.

Five major topics will be discussed during the event: product quality, processing and health safety, and poultry economics. 

The CERSA it should be recalled was created in 2014. It received an $8 million financing from World Bank to boost food security through poultry, by training professionals, technicians and experts.

Besides Togo, other countries expected at the conference are: South Africa, Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, China, Côte d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Ghana, France, Lesotho, Nigeria, Netherlands, Senegal, and Turkey.

Ayi Renaud Dossavi

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