onsdag 14. september 2016

China's demand for African donkeys prompts export bans

These days, there simply aren’t enough Chinese donkeys to make enoughejiao, so manufacturers are turning to Africa, where donkey populations remain in rude health.In Niger, some 80,000 donkeys have been exported to China this year, compared with 27,000 in 2015. In Burkina Faso, donkey traders sold 18,000 animals to international buyers in the first quarter of 2016, up from just 1,000 for the same period last year. Read more