Dairy Value Chain Development


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Presentation by SNV at the National dairy forum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 23-24 November 2010.

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Dairy Value Chain Development

  1. 1. Dairy Value Chain Development National dairy forum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 23-24 November 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>A Five years project, </li></ul><ul><li>Funded by USAID/PEPFAR, </li></ul><ul><li>Implemented by Land O’Lakes, </li></ul><ul><li>Year 4 Dairy Income Generating Activity for PLWA, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethiopia Dairy Development Project </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Project Goal <ul><li>To have a competitive Dairy Industry built on private investment that generates employment and income for smallholder families and provides affordable , quality dairy products for consumers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Project Components <ul><li>Milk Shed Development </li></ul><ul><li>Growing Markets for Milk and Dairy Products, </li></ul><ul><li>Support for Continued Development of the Dairy Sector </li></ul>
  5. 5. Implementing Strategies <ul><li>Improve Efficiency and Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulate Business Development </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen Market Linkages </li></ul><ul><li>Advance Industry Organization </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1. Activities Under Improve Efficiency & Quality <ul><li>Selection of Contact Farmers, training and using them as an extension agent, </li></ul><ul><li>Improving dairy farm management, </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting forage production, </li></ul><ul><li>Working on pasture improvement, </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting feed conservation, </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting straw treatment, </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing supplementary feed production, </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting forage seed production, </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting & strengthening feed retailing, </li></ul>
  7. 7. 1. Activities Under Improve Efficiency & Quality… <ul><li>Training smallholders, commercial dairy farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing manuals, fact sheet, flyers, posters </li></ul><ul><li>Training public and private AI technicians </li></ul><ul><li>Producing heat chart for dairy farm owners </li></ul><ul><li>Forming and supported dairy association </li></ul><ul><li>Special attention given to clean milk production </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared standard milking procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Animal health </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2. Activitis under Business Development <ul><li>Building capacity of dairy clients to improve their business skills, </li></ul><ul><li>Support given on producing bankable and better business plans, </li></ul><ul><li>Linking clients to banks and microfinance institutions to improve lending possibilities for dairy industry development, </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulate business opportunities by organizing investment workshops, </li></ul>
  9. 9. Business related to the dairy <ul><li>Feed production, </li></ul><ul><li>Feed retailing, </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy processing, </li></ul><ul><li>Milk & milk products retailing & distributing, </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy equipment import & production, </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy animals trade, </li></ul><ul><li>AI service provision, </li></ul><ul><li>Animal health service, </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy farming, </li></ul><ul><li>Forage planting materials & seeds production, </li></ul>
  10. 10. 3. Activities under growing markets <ul><li>Conduct consumers research, </li></ul><ul><li>Improve quality of milk and milk products, </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate new product development, </li></ul><ul><li>Improve operational efficiency, </li></ul><ul><li>Raise consumers awareness on nutrition, </li></ul><ul><li>Creating brand/logo, </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy Promotion Campaign undertaken </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy Business Directory progressing </li></ul>
  11. 11. Major Findings of the Research: <ul><li>Milk and butter are highly used dairy products, </li></ul><ul><li>People prefer raw milk because they consider it to be of more quality and rich in nutrients than pasteurized milk </li></ul><ul><li>Low understanding of pasteurization </li></ul><ul><li>People assume something will be taken out of it during processing and there is too much water in it. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 4. Activities under Support for Continued Development <ul><li>Primary Dairy Cooperatives & Dairy unions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>strengthening & forming </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Formation of forage producer groups, </li></ul><ul><li>Improve leadership & governance, </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting membership loyalty, </li></ul><ul><li>Making business oriented & profitable producers groups, </li></ul>
  13. 13. 4. Support for Continued Development … <ul><li>Forming Dairy Associations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethiopia Animal Feed Industry Association, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethiopia Dairy Cattle Breeders Association, </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strengthening relation with Cooperative activity stakeholders, </li></ul>
  14. 14. DIGAs <ul><li>In 2008, EDDP received PEPFAR funding to support a DIGA program </li></ul><ul><li>Used value chain analyses to identify nine profitable DIGAs </li></ul><ul><li>The activities were identified and implemented based on the area, market and interest of the beneficiaries  </li></ul>
  15. 15. DIGAs <ul><li>DIGA Toolkit was developed which includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>market analysis and finance assessment tools, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pro forma business plans, training modules, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>performance monitoring tools, </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It is to help implementation of DIGAs, </li></ul><ul><li>The implementation of the DIGAs began in 2009 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Selected DIGAs <ul><li>small scale milk processing </li></ul><ul><li>milk collection and supply, </li></ul><ul><li>milk and milk products retailing </li></ul><ul><li>dairy farm </li></ul><ul><li>male calves fattening </li></ul><ul><li>feed retailing </li></ul><ul><li>urea molasses mineral block production </li></ul><ul><li>forage production and forage seeds production </li></ul>
  17. 17. Lesson learned <ul><li>Intensive training can promote a farmer (smallholder to commercial and commercial to expansion and quality), </li></ul><ul><li>Forage seed/planting materials entered business, </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Farmers and Follower Farmers Extension outreach shows positive results, </li></ul><ul><li>Participation of women important along the dairy value chain, </li></ul><ul><li>PLWHAs can generate their own income </li></ul>
  18. 18. Recommendations/Next Steps <ul><li>Develop strong collaboration among all stakeholders, </li></ul><ul><li>Promote participation of women in training, cooperatives leadership and businesses, </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage cooperatives to play key role in dairy inputs business, </li></ul><ul><li>Promote private dairy input service provision, </li></ul><ul><li>Support PLWHA start business, </li></ul>
  19. 19. Thank you all