The Cabinet held its regular meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018 under the chairmanship of First Vice President of the Republic, Prime Minister, First Bakri Hassan Saleh Group, in which Dr. Musa Mohammed Karama, Minister of Industry, presented two reports on the meat and leather industry in Sudan and the future vision. Countries that have the real ingredients for a distinctive meat industry in the region, where Sudan has a livestock wealth of about 108 million heads, and the country has 23 factories for the meat industry with a design capacity of 35 thousand tons per year and provide about 20% of the consumption of the Sudanese market.
The report reviewed the strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities of the meat industry and concluded with specific recommendations for launching the sector's capabilities. These included the use of modern models of production, the establishment of integrated animal production complexes and the meat industry at competitive prices and the adoption of the latest scientific methods in animal husbandry and animal husbandry.
The Council of Ministers approved the report on the meat industry, stressing the development of the capacity of this sector in response to the global demand for meat, through the transition to the modern model of production and meat industry at competitive prices with the establishment of a portfolio to finance the issuance of meat and the establishment of a national council for the manufacture of meat and leather.
The report highlighted the importance of the industry in providing jobs throughout the manufacturing chain, increasing the country's foreign exchange earnings and enhancing the country's capacity in the footwear and leather industries. The report confirmed the availability of raw skin experiences as well as the availability of factories as a growing demand for leather products.
The Council of Ministers approved the report to accelerate the establishment of the Industrial Leather City and implement the value chain strategy for Sudanese leather with the immediate suspension of the export of raw leather and leather.