Understanding the Poultry Value Chain

NIGERIAN POULTRY: QUICK FACTS

Agriculture- the most important  sector of the Nigerian economy:

  • Agriculture contributes about 21.97% or N17.625 trillion ($112.26 billion) to Nigeria‚Äôs GDP and over 38% of non-oil foreign exchange earnings.
  • About 65% of 170 million Nigerians are estimated to depend on agriculture for their livelihood
  • Poultry subsector is the most commercialized of all agriculture subsectors, arguably 25% of Agric contribution to GDP
  • Only 2 active Grand-Parent companies (Government regulated)
  • Several large Parent companies and integrators
  • 100s of large commercial integrated farms
  • Millions of small poultry businesses and backyard farms
  • Sector growth projected at 7-10% annually over the next 10 years

POULTRY VALUE CHAIN: POTENTIALS

  • Food security
  • Job creation
  • Wealth Creation
  • Potential contribution to trade balance and forex earnings (export market)

THE POULTRY VALUE CHAIN

  • PRIMARY PRODUCTION (eggs/ meat/ DOC/ POL)
  • INPUTS SUPPLY (Finished feed/ raw materials)
  • SERVICE (Labs/ consultancy/ Logistics/Hatching)
  • PROCESSING (slaughter/ rendering)
  • MARKETING & DISTRIBUTION (wholesale/ retailing)
  • STORAGE/ WAREHOUSING
  • EQUIPMENT SUPPLY

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