The MoreMilkiT project recently reviewed the sustainability of 30 dairy producer groups working with the project in Morogoro and Tanga to gauge their level of sustainability and existing gaps.
A recent business opportunity seminar facilitated by the MoreMilkiT project in Morogoro reviewed the progress of 25 Tanzanian milk traders in growing their milk businesses.
The Tanzania Dairy Board (TDB) and partners recently reviewed progress and results in communicating the activities of the Dairy Development Forum (DDF) across the country.
The Tanzania-based MoreMilkiT project has started working with milk traders in Morogoro and Tanga to set up dairy market hubs that will be used to pilot approaches to increase milk production and marketing.
A new study will assess fodder markets and the availability of feeds for smallholder dairy systems in Tanzania.
Agro-pastoralist cattle keepers in five villages in Kilosa and Mvomero districts in Tanzania’s Morogoro region are set to become more commercial and reap huge benefits from milk sales following an agreement with a leading dairy processor to buy their milk.
A new study shows that the livestock sectors’ contribution to Tanzania’s agricultural GDP is increasing with 30% of livestock’s contribution to GDP coming from the dairy sector.
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.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) and other partners in Tanzania are embarking on a 4-year (2013-2016) research-for-development (R4D) project targeted at improving rural based livelihoods through milk. This comes after the 2012, 1-year successful inception phase of a collaborative research project titled, ‘More Milk in Tanzania’ between ILRI and …