Sales of the General Fodder Corporation achieved a big leap, reaching 341 thousand tons since the beginning of this year until the end of the eighth month, which contributed to securing the feed standard for livestock breeders at competitive prices and high quality.
Engineer Uday Omar, Associate General Director of the Corporation stated in a statement to the SANA Economic Bulletin that the process of positive intervention in the livestock sector continues by securing legalized fodder at prices below the market, which guarantees the stability of feed prices and supports livestock breeders by increasing the amount of sales of all fodder species, which reached 341 thousand tons during the first eight months of this year, an increase of about 900 percent over the same period last year.
He pointed out that the rate of capsule production in the factories of Damascus, Homs and Tartous also increased during the same period by a large percentage. Various forage species.
Omar pointed out that the institution’s plan focuses on rehabilitating and developing existing feed manufacturing facilities and working to establish new facilities that cover the needs of livestock in addition to working on establishing warehouses necessary for storing all feed materials in various governorates and supervising the marketing process internally and externally indicating that the plant has been rehabilitated Adra fodder and put it into service at an estimated cost of 347 million Syrian pounds and the rehabilitation of the Tell Balat feed plant in Aleppo at a cost of one billion four hundred and forty-two million pounds, which is currently in the final stages in addition to the rehabilitation of the feed plant Kafarbham in Hama at a cost of one billion Syrian pounds, which is currently under completion and the redevelopment has been completed. Tartous feed plant, at a cost of 53 million Syrian pounds, and the first line of Al-Waer feed plant in Homs has been operational this year, which has been suspended since 2010.
Omar revealed that the Foundation has contracted with the General Organization for Roads and Bridges to construct a dryer of maize material in Deir Hafer, Aleppo, at a cost of one billion Syrian pounds, and it is currently under contract to establish the infrastructure for the corn dryer in Deir Ezzor at a cost of one billion and forty-two million pounds, with the aim of receiving the corn crop from farmers during the next season and dispensing From importing permanently and providing the material to breeders, which also encourages farmers to increase the cultivated area.
SANA Economic Bulletin