Poultry Congress in Nicaragua

Representatives from the poultry sector will meet on August 5th and 6th to discuss issues such as the elimination of chicken imports from the US.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

This convention will be held at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center and the participation of over a hundred poultry entrepreneurs, representatives from universities and government authorities is expected. Among the topics to be discussed during the congress is the use of technologies, supplies and services globally applied to the domestic industry.

Alfredo Velez, president of the National Association of Poultry Producers Food (Anapa) told Laprensa.com.ni that "... It is expected that exhibitors will total about forty local businesses, including poultry producers and suppliers of services and products. " "... In the First National Congress of the Poultry industry discussion will take place on the challenges for growth and the challenges of the process of total elimination of American imports of chicken (thighs and legs) in ​​the CAFTA-DR market. "

Miguel Romero, manager of the Anapa congress, added "... During two days about 18 lectures will be given by national and international specialists . There will also be seventy stands, which are expected to be occupied mostly by locals. "

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