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USDA works with Bangladesh on ‘climate-smart livestock’

The USDA is working to promote a ‘Climate Smart Livestock project’ worth USD 34 million in Bangladesh. “The project, over five years, aims to...

CJ’s feed & livestock unit up for sale again

South Korea’s food giant CJ CheilJedang is seeking to sell its loss-making feed and livestock subsidiary again for as much as USD 1.4 billion...

Big Saudi agribusiness eyes investment in Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin invited Saudi companies to invest in agriculture, livestock, and fertilizers in Thailand. During a meeting in Saudi Arabia, Sulaiman...

Jakarta bans livestock from anthrax-hit areas

The Jakarta Health Agency has banned the transport of livestock from regions that reported anthrax outbreaks. The ban covers cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and...

Philippine govt honors livestock and poultry enterprises

The Philippine Department of Agriculture bestowed the ‘Excellence Performance’ commendation to 23 local livestock and poultry entities at the Livestock Philippines Recognition 2023. The...

Thailand targets higher livestock exports this year

Thailand expects livestock product exports to exceed USD 8.6 billion due to new markets expansion. In January-April, it shipped USD 1.4 billion of chilled...

Thailand, Japan boost livestock collaboration

Thailand and Japan have strengthened cooperation on veterinary academic exchange and livestock product export promotion. Representatives from both countries met recently to discuss health...

Thai agriculture to grow 2-3% in 2023

Good weather, sufficient water supply, and reasonable prices of agricultural goods will help fuel growth in Thailand’s agriculture sector. The Office of Agriculture Economy...

Indonesia, FAO launch roadmap to reduce AMR in livestock

Indonesia will reduce the preventive use of antimicrobials in livestock by up to 40% by 2029. The Ministry of Agriculture and the FAO recently...

Upgrade businesses to survive, livestock producers told

Livestock and meat producers in Thailand must upgrade their business operations to survive amid challenges and intense competition. Visit Limlurcha, Vice Chairman of the...

Cambodia receives aid to boost livestock production

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 62.9 million package to support Cambodia’s livestock industry. Through its Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Cross-Border...

Low pig prices drag down other livestock prices

The low farm price of pigs, which accounts for more than 60% of Vietnam’s meat basket, is dragging down the prices of other livestock....

Sabah allocates USD16.9m for livestock sector

Sabah in Malaysia has allocated USD 16.85 million for the local veterinary services department to implement programs for the livestock sector. These include increasing...

WMP gets support for livestock projects

Indonesia’s agri-food company Widodo Makmur Perkasa (WMP) has partnered with Spade Investment International to continue developing its integrated livestock projects. Tumiyana, WMP’s President Director,...

Rising costs force farms in Myanmar to close

The increased production costs within a year and a half of the military coup have led to the closure of 70% of livestock farms...

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