No plans to increase Maun abattoir capacity—Gare


Despite its improved performance in the past year, Minister of Entrepreneurship Karabo Gare says there are no plans to increase production capacity of the Botswana Meat Commission's Maun Abattoir.

He told Parliament recently that between 2022 and the year to date, the Maun abattoir has shown an improvement both in throughput and turnover. “At 14,992, the throughput reflects a 64% increase on the 9,120 which was slaughtered in 2022.

The increase in throughput is partly due to volumes from the Zone 6B depopulation project which contributed 7,000 of the almost 15,000 cattle slaughtered [in the] year to date, a bulk of these volumes came in between March and July 2023,” Gare said.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

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