Cersa and WPSA co-organise second Pan-African Poultry Conference

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The Regional Centre of Excellence for Poultry Science (Cersa), University of Lomé, and the World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA-Togo branch) will co-organise the second edition of the Pan-African Poultry Conference (PPC) from 16 to 18 May 2023.

This year’s theme is ‘’Competitiveness and inclusiveness of the value chains of the poultry sector in Africa’’. The conference aims to bring together specialists, industrialists, trainers, and researchers in the field of poultry from various backgrounds to discuss the challenges of poultry production in Africa.

This meeting of international scope, which is a melting pot, a place of exchange and reflection on the poultry sector, is said to bring together more than 300 participants and role-players in the poultry sector from many countries in Africa and beyond.

Five main themes will be discussed during the PPC 2023. They are as follows:

  • Environment and poultry production systems.
  • Diet, nutrition and metabolism.
  • Reproduction and incubation.
  • Product quality, processing and food safety.
  • Economics of poultry production.

The first edition of the PPC was hosted in May 2019 by the University of Lomé.

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About Cersa

Cersa is a centre of excellence for poultry science at the University of Lomé that was established in 2014. The centre aims to contribute to food security through the poultry industry by training professionals, technicians and experts in the field.

Masters degree students and doctorate candidates of ten nationalities are being trained at Cersa.

About WPSA

WPSA is an organisation that promotes research in the field of poultry science and industry. Above all, it works to serve as a springboard for the actions of various sectoral players such as researchers, educators, and industrialists on a global scale. – Press release, Cersa and WPSA

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