Improving dairy value chain through influencing policy and practice, enhancing women participation and strengthening skills and networks: VSF-Germany’s experience in Somalia
Improving Dairy Value Chain through Influencing Policy and Practice, Enhancing Women Participation and Strengthening Skills and Networks: VSF-Germany’s Experience in Somalia.
Presented at CTA-ILRI African Dairy Value Chain Seminar; 21st-24th September 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Contacts: Maurice Kiboye firstname.lastname@example.org Willi Duehnen Duehnen@vsfg.org
.100,000 milk consumers
.15,000 families (80% women) milk traders
.100 government staff in ministries of livestock.
.50 extension workers and 50 CAHWs
.Reduced post harvest losses of milk
.Increased availability of fresh milk for consumers.
.Linkages between milk producers and urban dairy vendors
.Variety of stable dairy products
.Higher incomes to roducers/traders
.Public institutions monitoring milk quality and hygiene
.Better quality milk available to cosumers
.Public sector dairy regulatoions and policies.
.Capacity building of stakeholders in the dairy chain.
.Technology transafer for value addition
.Dairy quality assurance system
Strengthen linkages between milk producers, vendors and consumers.
Woman groups trading in dairy products.
Parliament for legal framework in dairy trade
Dairy laboratories for milk quality testing
Fora for dissemination of regulations.
Storage and cooling facilities for vendors
Train on processing for new dairy products.
Train on milk hygiene in production and marketing;
Awareness importance of hygiene in trade
Milk bulking and milk sellers’ groups.