Livestock Mixed Portfolio: A Cooperative Farming for Youth Empowerment.

“The poultry programme will revitalize the interest of youths to livestock farming and serve as a continuous cash flow while the cattle fattening will stand as capital assets with continuous appreciation and a 40% and 35% returns on investment respectively.”
Youth unemployment and poverty are critical issues facing sub-Saharan African (SSA). With increase in unemployment and poverty, there is need to concentrate more on livestock production. A wealth creation tool using livestock mixed portfolio of cattle fattening and poultry production is cable of creating employment and alleviating poverty.

This book is an outpouring of a burning desire to see that many youths and retired civil servants become wealthy livestock farmers in the shortest possible time. It is to discourage the habit of no job syndrome by exposing them to the potential of cattle fattening and poultry layer mixed portfolio stock. The book has brought in very simple terms the stages of cattle fattening from purchase of your stock up to the time of marketing with a clear description of the various risk factors.

The project described in the book is very ideal as a backyard project capable of providing adequate return in excess of white collar job in peri urban and urban regions. It is not labour intensive and could be handled by the investor and his family for improved livelihood.

This portfolio stock, gives a higher average weighted profitability than the Government prevailing treasury bill or any other livestock enterprises in a depressed economy as presently experienced in most developing countries of Africa. The investment stands out unique in its characteristic feature of satisfying cash flow and capital appreciation of a sub set of the portfolio (cattle).

The poultry programme will revitalize the interest of youths to livestock farming and serve as a continuous cash flow while the cattle fattening will stand as capital assets with continuous appreciation and a 40% and 35% returns on investment respectively.

The book is published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany and is available on Amazon Stores. Governments, Institutions, Private Organizations, NGO, and individuals can use this book as tool to effectively teach and create employment for the youths.

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