China Must Stop Importing African Donkey Skin and the demand for donkey meat 

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China Must Stop Importing African Donkey Skin and the demand for donkey meat 

African donkeys at risk of extinction

 

In northern China, donkey meat is often served in the form of hamburgers.

But the Chinese love for donkey meat - and donkey skin, which is used in traditional Chinese medicine - is causing havoc all over the world. With its population of donkeys falling due to high demand, China has resorted to importing from abroad, threatening donkey populations to Africa.

Today, two cities in Hebei - Hejian and Baoding - claim to be the original home of the donkey burger.

Hejian is so proud of his signature dish that he hosts an annual festival in his honor.

Ma Baoding, better known for having once the controversial title of "China's most polluted city", also claims to have invented the hamburger.

 

From this  Article 

https://www.goldthread2.com/food/chinas-appetite-donkey-meat-wreaking-havoc-africa/article/3009041

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African donkeys are disappearing because China wants their skins for a traditional remedy.  and the demand for donkey meat .domestic demand is also growing
 Currently, there are four main donkey slaughterhouses in Kenya, namely Goldox Kenya Limited in Mogotio, in Baringo County, Star Brilliant Abattoir in Maraigushu in Naivasha, Silzha Ltd in Nakwaalele in Turkana and Fuhai Machakos Trading Company Ltd.  It is estimated that 1,000 donkeys are slaughtered every day in the country. This has also led to an increase in donkey

from this Article 

http://nairobiwire.com/2019/07/kenyas-donkeys-at-risk-of-extinction-by-2023.html

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