Day 0 – October 3

Kigali Convention Centre

WPSA hosted Conference

Advancement in African poultry production: how to produce more with less

08.30 – 09.00


MH 1

09.00 – 09.15

Opening, WPSA today and tomorrow

Dr Roel Mulder, Secretary General of WPSA

MH 1

Session 1: Production systems





09.15 – 10.45

Specific challenges for broiler breeders under tropical conditions

Prof Onagbesan Okanlawon, Nigeria

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The need for optimal chick quality

Dr R. Soupe, Mauritius

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10.45 – 11.15

Coffee break


Session 2: Constrains

11.15 – 13.15

Climate change and variability: impact on profitability, vulnerability and adaptation by small holder poultry farmers in South Africa

Dr H. Swatson, South Africa

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Chick quality as a result of the incubation process and interfering variables

Prof KokouTona, Togo

MH 1

Salmonella infection control in modern poultry operations: including fowl typhoid

Dr Edir da Silva, Brazil

MH 1

13.15 – 14.00


Audtorium Club

Session 3: Business development

14.00 – 15.30

Growing a village chicken business to empower rural women farmers

Rosa Costa, Mozambique

MH 1

Adoption of Value chain approach in poultry industry in Africa, marketing opportunities with the neighbouring countries

T. Kaudia, Kenya

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Analysis of value chain of poultry products in Africa

Prof A. Missohou, Senegal

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15.30 – 16.00

Coffee break


Session 4: Round table discussion

16.00 – 17.00

Round table discussion

MH 1

17.00 – 17.30


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