Wetland villagers worry about unpredictable future

Date of Release: 
Sep 4 2013

Beneath a two-storey traditional wooden house, a group of Champassak housewives sit back and wonder what has happened to their food security in one of the richest wetland areas in the country.


Executive Summary: Provision of a Poultry Slaughtering Centre in Sheung Shui

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In order to pursue the goal of segregating live poultry and the population so as to minimise the risk of an outbreak of avian influenza, the Government of the HKSAR (the Government) has proposed to develop a Poultry Slaughtering Centre (PSC) for terrestrial poultry. A site in Sheung Shui has been identified for the development of the PSC, which will comprise two identical “stalls” that provide for reception of poultry, slaughter, packing and collection.

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