Beef cluster to boost exports

Beef exports to the EU has driven BMC back to profitability
Beef exports to the EU has driven BMC back to profitability

The initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture to develop beef clusters is expected to improve local production and boost exports.

This was shared at an orientation workshop held in Gaborone for farmers from the Kgatleng, Ghanzi and Western Sandveldt areas to discuss the beef cluster concept.

Speaking on the sidelines at the workshop, Agricultural Hub coordinator, Edmont Moabi said the initiative was a response to government’s decision to adopt the economic cluster development for the country. He said the cluster concept seeks to bring together all stakeholders in the beef industry including the Ministry of Agriculture, Botswana Meat Commission (BMC), farmers’ syndicates, Botswana National Beef Producers Union and representatives from Botswana College of Agriculture.

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