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MOU signed to support the poultry industry

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The International Egg Commission (IEC) and the International Poultry Council (IPC) join forces to support continued growth in the egg and poultry industries.

Posted on Apr 20 ,08:52

MOU signed to support the poultry industry

The International Egg Commission (IEC) and the International Poultry Council (IPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen their longstanding relationship and support continued growth in the egg and poultry industries.
Under the updated agreement, which was signed by IEC President Suresh Chitturi and IPC President Robin Horel, organizations will work together in areas of common interest, including zoonoses and avian diseases, as well as biosecurity.

Speaking about the MOU, IEC President Suresh Chitturi said: “The egg and poultry industries are perfectly positioned to support the growing world population by providing high-quality, affordable, safe and sustainable protein. By collaborating in areas of common interest, we can accelerate the advancement of our industries with the potential to support millions of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs, creating jobs for women and rural communities, especially in low and middle-income countries."

IPC President Robin Horel adds: “On behalf of the International Poultry Council, I am pleased to sign this Memorandum of Understanding with the International Egg Commission. Formalizing our intention to work together in areas of common interest makes sense for our respective members and sectors."
Poultry and eggs have been the products that reported an increase in production last year due to their affordability and demand in international markets is expected to grow constantly over the next 10 years.

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