Government to establish special zones for production of livestock for export - 6 months ago, 10 Aug 10:59
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 10 – President Uhuru Kenyatta today announced government plans to establish 50 special zones, technically known as feedlots, for production of livestock for the export market.
The new initiative will be done in collaboration with strategic partners with the aim of mitigating against climate change and saving farmers from the losses they incur during drought.
“This approach is expected to mitigate against climate change; and to ensure production of quality livestock for local consumption and export,” said President Kenyatta.
The Head of State added: “To raise the quality of livestock and meat for local and export markets, my Administration will establish 50 feedlots through strategic partnerships and private investors.”
The feedlots will be established in various parts of the country and will be spread to cover regions with heavy livestock populations as well as ...