Egyptian firm hatches into Kenyan poultry market
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Wadi Group, an Egyptian agri-business firm has announced plans to enter the Kenyan poultry market, with the establishment of hatcheries in several semi-arid regions. Speaking during the African Food Security Conference in Nairobi, Wadi Group Chief Executive Officer, Tony Freiji, said the investment will see Kenyan poultry farmers in semi-arid and arid counties receive specialised training in best poultry-rearing practices to meet local demand for high-quality animal proteins as well as produce for export. Wadi Group said it hopes to start operations in Kenya by April next year to provide local farmers with high-quality breeding stock by setting up state-of-the-art poultry farms and incubation facilities, provide high-quality feed and advanced technical services.
Wadi Group has been a key player in the development of the poultry industry in Egypt where it has been in operation since 1984. It has also set up operations in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, KSA and Sudan from scratch on a fast track, by expanding vertically and horizontally in other industries that serve the poultry sector.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFMSimilar Stories