Felapau in Botswana

New Zealander David Felapau has been appointed chief executive officer of the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC). Felapau began his agricultural career in New Zealand working on sheep and beef stations in the central North Island. He spent a number of years shearing and fencing in New Zealand and Australia, before moving to Australia permanently to work in the deer industry. In November 22, Felapau took up the position of project manager at Southern Production Systems, with the Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA). One of Felapau’s critical assignments at the BMC will be to implement the Commission’s Strategic Plan, approved in November 28.


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