Thai giant holds off on one pig project, develops another

24 July 2018, at 12:00am

CHINA - Thai agricultural conglomerate Charoen Pokphand (CP) appears to have delayed a project in central China even as it forges ahead with a new deal to breed 300,000 pigs a year in the southerly province of Hainan, in a tie-up with the huge state-owned Hai Ken Group (Hainan State Farm Group)

According to a report from Global Meat News, the project in the Jia County was meant to enable production of one million pigs, 600,000 of which were to be bred by CP itself, with the remaining 400,000 to be bred by the local villagers.

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Ryan worked in conservation from 2008 to 2017, during which time he operated a rainbow trout hatchery and helped to maintain public and protected green spaces in Canada for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. As editor of The Poultry Site, he now writes about challenges and opportunities in agriculture across the globe.

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