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Angolan Egg Production Heads for One Million Per Day

ANGOLA - Angola will produce one million eggs a dayby April 2013, according to the Angolan minister of Economy, Abrãao Gourgel.
calendar icon 24 October 2012
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The official said that with such production the country intends to achieve 50 per cent of domestic consumption by 2015, reports The Angolan Press Agency.

Abraão Gourgel also told the press that domestic production covers only about 23 per cent of the consumption of eggs.

He said that to reach 50 per cent by 2015, the government has adopted set of measures, both from institutional support or promotion of credit line of Angola Invest programme.

According to him, this takes into account the guarantees the programme offers so that the poultry farmers may resort to the loan in order to expand their production and attract new investors.

Charlotte Johnson