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Crisis And The Survival Of The  Nigeria Poultry Industry

Crisis And The Survival Of The Nigeria Poultry Industry

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The Poultry industry in Nigeria is a rare success story in the commercialisation of Agriculture. It is a completely private sector driven subsector of the Nigeria economy with contribution of over 25 percent to the Agricultural Gross Domestic Product (AGDP) of the national economy. The current worth of the industry is over N10 trillion. It engages over 20 million Nigerians in direct and indirect employment, providing the families with cheap protein sources while sustaining family livelihoods. Over the last eighteen years, the Poultry industry has grown to become the number one Egg producing nation and the number four in broiler meat production in Africa with additional local and foreign direct investments. In the post Covid-19 and the lockdown that followed, the Poultry industry has...