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ILRI review assesses dairy development successes and failures in Tanzania

In 2014, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) carried out a ‘Review of successes and failures of dairy value chain development interventions in Tanzania’, to identify the best interventions and strategies to pilot that are pro-poor, gender-sensitive and environmentally sustainable. Continue reading

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Value chain development entry points for Tanzania’s dairy sector

A ‘Rapid appraisal of dairy value chains in Morogoro and Tanga regions in Tanzania’, conducted across eight villages in Kilosa and Mvomero districts in Morogoro and in Mvomero and Lushoto districts in Tanga, has identified key entry points for beginning to address the constraints in the country’s dairy sector. Continue reading

Cattle / Dairying / East Africa / ILRI / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Markets / PIL / Report / Southern Africa / Tanzania / Value Chains

Dairy hubs in Tanzania: Ensuring smallholder farmers participate in the value chain

A study on the sustainability of dairy development in Tanzania looked at factors that would facilitate or impede adoption of the dairy hub model by input providers and milk traders and recommended interventions that can ensure increased small-scale actors’ participation in the dairy value chain. Continue reading

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Sheep and goat research in Ethiopia: PhD and MSc theses supported by Livestock and Fish program

The Livestock and Fish program combines a focus on value chain development in a few target countries with ‘technology’ research on animal feeding, genetics and health. In Ethiopia, this has led to support for academic research grounded in the value chain needs identified in recent years. Continue reading