Live cattle exports extended for one year

Value-added grass: Live cattle exports offered another route to returns for local farmers
Value-added grass: Live cattle exports offered another route to returns for local farmers

Government has extended the live cattle export dispensation by another 12 months to December next year, BusinessWeek has learnt.

Live cattle sales had temporarily been opened up from October 2020 as a way of giving farmers alternative income streams outside of the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC), which has been the sole institution statutorily allowed to export beef products in the country.

Under the dispensation, farmers were allowed to export live cattle and export meat products.

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