SWAZILAND: A cow in the field is worth two in the EU

Saturday, November 22, 2008
MBABANE Wednesday, October 15, 2008 (IRIN) - Swaziland's failure to take advantage of the opportunity to export unlimited quantities of beef to the lucrative European Union (EU) market is being attributed to poor animal husbandry, high livestock mortality rates, and cultural practices that deter farmers from selling their cattle. The EU's new trade agreement with the impoverished country has opened the world's richest market to Swaziland's hormone-free beef but the lure of cash has failed to...
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