Dr. Nabil Darwish, Chairman of the Egyptian Poultry Producers Association, delivered a speech to 100 participants from major poultry producers in Egypt during USSEC’s activities during the week of November 27 to December 3 in Cairo, Egypt.
“Today we gather in a frame of continuous and blooming cooperation between the Egyptian Poultry Producers Association and the U.S. Soybean Export Council. Throughout the past four years in a frame of collaborated efforts aiming at increasing awareness and keeping up with the scientific development, knowledge of what is new regarding the poultry industry and people who work in the field including technicians, veterinarians, and agricultural engineers, which will achieve success for such promising industry, and with its highly qualified technicians provided with the latest technology on a global level in all production circles.
“In order to achieve the ultimate goal which is producing healthy and safe animal protein, that is reasonably priced.
“So it was very important to present that in the scientific seminars, presentations, and experience exchange in all fields and most importantly the veterinary field, nutrition field, and the continuous field visits, in cooperation and invitations from the U.S. Soybean Export Council, to many agricultural engineers and veterinarians to visit American universities and the areas of soy harvest production in the U.S., that would achieve mutual benefits for both parties, the Egyptian and the American.
“Yesterday we attended a valuable seminar regarding poultry diseases with Dr. Gary Butcher, Professor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida, which was successful in all standards.
“We as a producers association in Egypt and on your behalf, we thank all people in in the U.S Soybean Export Council for the hospitality, well management and we can only hope this cooperation continues and blooms in all aspects concerning the poultry industry in the future, short run, and long run.
“It is my pleasure to introduce our speaker for today, Dr. Craig Coon, Professor of Poultry Nutrition at the University of Arkansas in the United States, who has conducted many research projects has nine published books, and has conducted 300 research projects in 43 countries.
“I hope that I have summarized and I hope that we will enjoy and benefit from this seminar its discussions.
“Thank you for attending.”