Angola’s existing production infrastructure is geared towards egg production, which is said to be a more competitive product than chicken. The National Poultry Producers Association of Angola estimates egg production at 65-70 million eggs per month.

Poultry production in Angola consists primarily of backyard chickens and some commercial farms. Angola’s poultry production is expected to increase by 17% from 2022 and to 42,000 tonnes by 2023. Chicken production in 2021 is 36,348 tonnes, an increase of 21.7% compared to 2020.

Angola’s domestic poultry consumption is expected to reach 312,000 tons in 2023, from a forecast of 306,000 tons in 2022. Poultry consumption fell slightly by 2.4% year-on-year from January to June 2022.

Imports in 2023 are expected to stagnate at an estimated 270,000 tonnes in 2022. In 2021, Angola will import 264,000 tons of poultry meat, with the United States being the largest supplier.

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Ghana’s & Nigeria central banks halt access to forex for rice, poultry imports. The Importers and Exporters Association is warning of possible food shortages and a further surge in food inflation.

The trend of poultry farms ceasing operations in Ghana is frustrating the country’s plan to increase its self-sufficiency in chicken production. In addition to steeply rising prices and shortages of feed ingredients, avian influenza remains a threat to the nation’s flocks.

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As the average price of feed ingredients has risen by over 168% in the last 3 years, many farmers have stopped poultry production.

The consumption of poultry meat in Nigeria in 2021 was estimated to be over 200,00 tonnes with a 4.5% increase compared to 2019. 

There has been a persistent shortage in Nigeria of the 2 most essential ingredients in poultry feed production – maize and soybean – which is one of the main reasons for the increase in feed costs in the country.

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A new confederation for poultry development formed in West Africa. Collaborating with FISA’s (The Moroccan Poultry Association’s) training center, the Council is focused on educating West African poultry farmers and association members on all aspects of production and management including the technical knowledge and practical experience necessary to address industry challenges in their respective countries.

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