Tunisian Delegation Attends USSEC’s 4th Maghreb Poultry Nutrition Roundtable in Morocco

By - Monday, April 17, 2017

A team of eight key customers from the Tunisian poultry and feed industry attended the 4th USSEC Maghreb Poultry Nutrition Roundtable, held in Skhirat in the Rabat area, Morocco on April 4 and 5.

United Soybean Board (USB) director Jim Carroll III, USB director John Harrell, and American Soybean Association (ASA) director Kevin Scott traveled to Morocco to participate in this event. USSEC consultant Dr. Riadh Karma escorted the Tunisian team.

The Tunisian team members viewed the event as a great success and said it provided an excellent opportunity for them to learn more about advanced poultry nutrition and flock nutrition management.

The participants from Tunisia appreciated being present among a large audience of people from neighboring countries to exchange experiences and do business. After the conference, all of them had, in addition to updated nutrition knowledge, a better idea about the sustainability of the soy production in the U.S.

The Tunisian Participants at the 4th Maghreb Round Table (L to R): Nizar Fakhfakh, plant manager at MEDIMIX Feed Mill, CHAHIA group; Jamel Rekhis, nutrition professor at Tunis Veterinary School and head of National Reference Nutrition Laboratory; Jalel Ben Slimane, director general of SAVIMO poultry meat processing group; Skander Makni, manager of MLIHA poultry meats processing unit, La Rose Blanche Group; Hatem Trabelsi, director general of NUTRICAP, feed mill branch of Taissir Poultry Integrated Group; Mehdi Cheikhrouhou, commercial manager of CHAHIA group feed mill branch; Dr. Riadh Karma, USSEC representative in Tunisia; Yosra Beltifa, quality manager at SNA, largest feed company in the PGH integrated poultry group; Sofiene Mahmoud, Production Farm Manager, GNA group

Dr. Leeson’s presentations were particularly high-level and very practical for Tunisian participants