Regulatory Environment for Animal Feeds in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana
This report comprises an analysis of the regulatory environment in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe as it pertains specifically to animal feeds.
The report identifies specific animal feed legislation, regulations and standards in the six countries, the agency responsible for enforcement of the regulations and details on any Good Manufacturing Practice legislation that is in place.
This report has been compiled from various published sources of data including web sites of the various regional standards organizations as well as direct telephonic and e-mail contact with the regulatory authorities and standards organizations. Copies of the specific legislation have been obtained from the authorities and these are included as separate attachments alongside this report.
All six countries identified have specific legislation and regulation relating to animal feeds and most maintain some specific standard on animal feed. While the regulatory authorities have the legislation and regulation in place, enforcement is an issue given the lack of laboratory facilities and the lack of human resources to enforce compliance.