European chicken drumsticks for West Africa – a threat to local markets?

Bettina Rudloff, Evita Schmieg
2017
#Agriculture and food
#Sub-saharan Africa
#EU / Western Europe

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Trade in agricultural products is of considerable importance to the economies of most African countries. Imports often play an important role in feeding a growing population. At the same time, they exert competitive pressure on internal production and therefore also put food security at risk. Here, it is the European Union that has above all been at the centre of criticism over many years because of its agricultural policy. Is this justified? With an account of poultry meat exports to West Africa, our authors show that there are no simple answers to this question.

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