Zambian Government conducts census on goats
At the end of the census which was conducted in 2017, it was discovered that Zambia’s total goat population stands at 3, 476,790, reports Lusaka Times.
The census was conducted in 2017 by the Central Statistical Office in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock.
The results of the census come at a time, Zambia has entered a bilateral agreement with Saudi Arabia to export one million goats to the Arab nation per year.
Saudi Arabia is said to want to import a further 1 million sheep from Zambia.
Already, they are concerns that the deal may not work out.
Zambia’s 2016 census puts the nation’s population at 16.5m, according to Wikipedia.