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Tanzania dairy value chain development

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Poster prepared by ILRI, 20 May 2014

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Tanzania dairy value chain development

  1. 1. This document is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Licence May 2014 http://livestockfish.cgiar.org Tanzania dairy value chain development Why Tanzania dairy value chain • Rapid rise in demand for milk • Large productivity gaps • Opportunities for intensification and enhanced productivity leading to pro-poor benefits including income, nutrition, employment What we have been doing • Strong partnerships established with Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania Livestock Research Institute (TALIRI), Tanzania Dairy Board (TDB) • Additional partnerships with Government, NGOs (Heifer, SNV, FAIDA MaLi), membership organisations (TAMPRODA and TAMPA) and private sector initiated through the Dairy Development Forum (DDF) • DDF, with mission to “promote a more inclusive dairy development in Tanzania”, is envisaged as a mechanism to raise visibility among stakeholders, facilitate communication and coordination, identify systemic bottlenecks and co-create solutions through innovation platforms • Situational analysis, rapid VC assessments, constraints analysis and baseline survey conducted across pre-commercial systems with limited market access (‘rural-to-rural’) to systems that are better linked to urban markets (‘rural-to- urban’). Strong collaboration established with other CGIAR Research Programs • Feeds assessment conducted using the Feed Assessment Tool (FEAST) tool • Feed innovation platforms initiated • Developed impact pathway for ‘Maziwa Zaidi’ over the next decade to:  Ensure common vision  encourage synergy among R&D partners in the dairy sector  avoid confusing stakeholders in the dairy value chain regarding which collaborative project they are interacting with Moving forward • Pilot dairy market hubs interventions with emphasis on provision of inputs and services on credit • The hubs, to be piloted through partnership with Heifer and SNV, will focus on ‘growing’ pre-commercial producers towards commercialisation • Establish and nurture innovation platforms linked to the dairy hubs • Conduct targeted research, linked to the dairy hubs and innovation platforms, to prove the concept that marginalized groups can be targeted successfully • Nurture partnerships within DDF • Engage MSc and PhD students in the research for capacity building Current status • Livestock contributes around 15% of agricultural GDP • Tanzania has the 3rd largest cattle herd in Africa comprised of predominantly low milk producing (1-2 litres/day) local East African Zebu • Low per capita milk availability (43kg/person/year) • Promoting feed innovations (MilkIT); IFAD • More milk in Tanzania (MoreMilkiT); Irish Aid • Safe Food Fair Food; BMZ/GIZ • Rapid integrated assessment of health and nutrition; ACIAR • Integrated Crops and Goat project; IDRC • What’s killing my cow; BMZ/GIZ • East Africa Dairy Development Phase 2; BMGF • Livestock data innovation; BMGF Projects Partnerships Strategic research partnerships • SUA and TALIRI • CIAT (tropical forages) Development partnerships • Servicing the system: Heifer and SNV • From the system: FAIDA MaLi Mechanisms for strengthening relationships • Dairy Development Forum • Local platforms Donors International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); International Development Research Centre (IDRC); Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR); Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF); Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ); Irish Aid

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