Seychelles will start importing poultry and Livestock meat products from Kenya, instead of Brazil, to help lower his citizens’ cost of living. This was said by visiting President Danny Faure to Kenya during his visit last week. The Seychelles head of state assured that enhanced business cooperation will see his country import meat products (Livestock) and increase cooperation with Kenya in terms of Maritime Security and Tourism.

Seychelles President Visiting Kenya Livestock Sector

President Danny Faure also had a visit at the Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) factory during his tour to see the company's products in Athi River, Kenya, to see the standard of Kenyan Livestock set for Export to Seychelles. 

Currently Seychelles imports most of its poultry and beef products from Brazil. According to Kenya Meat Commission’s website the factory is the biggest and most modern licensed export abattoir in East, Central, and the Horn of Africa. 

President Faure was accompanied by the Seychelles Fisheries and Agriculture Minister Michael Benstrong; Ports and Marine Minister Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, chairperson of the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce (SCCI) for a tour of the facilities and further explore the possibilities of enhancing cooperation for the trading of agricultural meat products between Seychelles and Kenya. An agreement, derived following successful bilateral talks by President Faure and President Kenyatta on Monday.

African Shipping Line does Livestock shipping from many ports in Africa Including Mombasa, Mogadishu, Berbera and Djibouti.