Agrotop Business Development Manager Stanley Kaye met with the Bahamas’ Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs the Hon. Clay Sweeting to discuss the possibility of increasing domestic production of poultry in the Bahamas.
The project, with over a million layers and pullets, is one of the largest projects built in Africa. Although logistically complicated, the farm was successfully constructed under strict timelines and is delivering excellent results.
Agrotop carried out all the civil engineering aspects of the project from paving the roads to building the hatchery. It planned the water and sewage systems and installed automatic fire sprinkler system.
The Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz recently showcased Agrotop’s history in a special report. In an article entitled “Believing in Building the Country in Agriculture, Industry and Industrial Building,” the newspaper took a detailed look at Agrotop’s unique story.
The problems of shipping in the COVID-19 have affected the poultry industry in many ways, such as the disruption in the shipping of raw materials for maintaining poultry, and the delays of supply of equipment and building materials.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? is a classic question. But, for leaders of African countries, international charity organizations and large development funds that try to address the global hunger problem, chicken and eggs may provide a credible answer.