Build toilets to curb measles � Maseko

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Farmers have been urged to build toilets to curb the spread of measles which is costing the country millions of Pula through non-sale of beef to the European Market, Botswana’s biggest exporter of the product.

At a press conference in Lobatse on Wednesday, Botswana Meat Commission’s (BMC) head of compliance Boitumelo Maseko said the organisation had lost P73 million due to measles last year, which had affected most communal farmers.

Maseko said that due to the disease, they could not sell their meat to the European (EU) market costing BMC greatly as they had to offload it to other countries cheaply after treating it in the cold room for a few days.

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