Climate-smart fodder doubles milk yields, income for Kenyan Dairy farmers
Dairy is a big opportunity in Kenya with production hitting over 5 billion litres of milk a year.
This production is growing with innovations and better research which is helping farmers improve the lot for their livestock. According to the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenyans consume more milk than people in any other country in Africa, and the demand for dairy products is on the rise.
By 2030, Kenya is likely to become a net dairy exporter. Around 80 per cent of Kenya’s dairy sector is made up of small-scale, informal dairy producers who without support, high production costs and rising consumer demand for higher-grade milk threaten to cripple their small-scale dairy entrepreneurship.
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