Africa / Cattle / Dairying / ILRI / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIL / Southern Africa / Tanzania / Value Chains

Research shows more people are drinking milk in Tanzania

ILRI scientists and partners in Tanzania speak out in today’s Tanzania Daily Times explaining that annual per capita milk consumption [in Tanzania] has increased by about 39 per cent from 28 litres to 39 litres.

“Available country statistics show that improved cattle are only 3 per cent of the total 19 million but they are growing at 6 per cent. However, milk supply stands are around 1.6 billion litres per year and one of the reasons why the milk drinking culture is returning,” he said.

Read the full article that reports on the work of the “More Milk in Tanzania” project. It is funded by Irish Aid and contributes to the program’s dairy value chain development in the country.

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