The eggs on display were intended to add value to the production and productivity of Empass Poultry Farms.
Dawda Mboob, Managing Director of Empass Hatchery Farm, said she was delighted to receive the eggs from YEP, saying they are working hard to ensure the sustainability of poultry as well as for young people and farmers to benefit and earn decently. their life.
Modou Touray, Technical Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at ITC said they were working with the lead expert from the Netherlands to support poultry industries in The Gambia.
He added that their key goal is to ensure the self-sufficiency of the poultry industries in the country, saying that to achieve this they must support the poultry industries.
Mr Touray said the 25,920 fertile eggs will allow Empass to hatch three times per month.
He revealed that YEP injected 3.5 million dinars in subsidies to several poultry farms in the country and also injected 3.6 million dinars in small loans to poultry farmers in The Gambia.
Momodou Mass Jobe, Empass consultant thanked YEP for their intervention, noting that they have struggled to ensure day-old chicks are available.
Joost Gerrits, a senior expert from the Netherlands said he was delighted to be able to help Gambian farmers solve their problems and increase their income and livelihood development.