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Agri-Food News and Media
Milk And Meat Sub-Sector Development And Livestock Enterprise Promotion Support Project (PRODEFILAV-PEL) - Project Appraisal Report
BeninAFDB

The meat and milk sub-sectors are part of the flagship projects featuring in Benin’s fiveyear development framework entitled “Government’s Action Programme (PAG 2016-2021)” given their high potential to contribute to food and nutrition security as we...

Agri-Food News and Media
Bacteroides Microbial Source Tracking Markers Perform Poorly In Predicting Enterobacteriaceae And Enteric Pathogen Contamination Of Cow Milk Products And Milk-containing Infant Food.
All CountriesKEVIN TSAI, VIVIAN HOFFMANN, SHEILLAH SIMIYU, et a...

Consumption of microbiologically contaminated food is one of the leading causes of diarrheal diseases. Understanding the source of enteric pathogens in food is important to guide effective interventions. Enterobacteriaceae bacterial assays typically...

Food Safety
Milk Product Safety And Household Food Hygiene Influence Bacterial Contamination Of Infant Food In Peri-urban Kenya
KenyaVIVIAN HOFFMANN, SHEILLAH SIMIYU, DANIEL K. SEWELL

Background: Milk is a common infant food in peri-urban Kenya that can transmit diarrhea-causing enteric pathogens. Little is known about how contamination of milk at point of purchase and household handling of milk-based infant foods contribute to in...

Retail
Consumer Demand For Milk And The Informal Dairy Sector Amidst COVID-19 in Nairobi, Kenya.
KenyaSILVIA ALONSO, MOIRA ANGEL, EMMANUEL MUUNDA, et al...

The study explored changes in informal milk markets, dairy consumption, and food insecurity among low-income households in urban and periurban Nairobi, Kenya, following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Nutrition
Evidence-Based Design Process For Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Interventions: A Case Study Of The Advancing Local Dairy Development Programme In Nigeria
NigeriaAyodeji Ojo, Msc, Olutayo Adeyemi, Phd, Fisayomi K...

Nigeria is a significant contributor to the global burden of chronic undernutrition in children under 5 years of age. The undernutrition challenge constrains the productivity of rural households. This study was carried out among beneficiaries of the...

Policy and Advocacy
The Risk Of Demand Shocks In Dairy Value Chains In Uganda: Policy Lessons From The COVID-19 Crisis
UgandaNabwire, Leocardia., Van Campenhout, Bjorn

This policy note summarizes results of a study on the impact of COVID-19 on dairy value chains in Uganda. We use a stack survey consisting of 1616 dairy farmers, 695 small-scale milk traders, and 93 milk collection centers (MCCs) that were surveyed i...

Marketing and Trade
Gendered Barriers And Opportunities In Kenya's Informal Dairy Sector: Enhancing Gender-Equity In Urban Markets
KenyaAlessandra Galiè, Nelly Njiru, Jessica Heckert, Em...

Informal milk trading in peri-urban Nairobi plays a key role in supporting both livelihoods and nutrition, particularly among poor households. Gender dynamics affect who is involved in and benefits from milk trading. To better understand gendered con...

Food Business
Getting African Food Products on Global Grocery Shelves
All CountriesEhime Eigbe-Akindele

Sweetkiwi is a mission driven brand that makes the best tasting dairy based food products using real milk sourced from local farmers and real ingredients with a focus on impacting the dairy agricultural sector in the various markets we operate in

Extension Services
Relative Roles and Limits of Extension Approaches in Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Management Practices: Analysis of Nationally Representative Panel Data from MalawiCATHERINE RAGASA, DIS
MalawiCATHERINE RAGASA, DISTON MZUNGU, KENAN KALAGHO AND...

Low-cost and sustainable agricultural management practices are being promoted in many countries but continue to face low adoption among farmers. We tracked the awareness and adoption among farmers of a number of practices―soil cover, minimum tillage,...

Extension Services
Engaging Youth in Agri Business Through Private Sector Extension and Advisory Services: Lessons from Rwanda and Uganda
RwandaSTEVEN FRANZEL, RICHARD MIIRO, NICOLAS UWITONZE, K...

Engaging youth in agribusiness is critical for livelihoods in Africa’s rural areas where millions of youth are unemployed and face many barriers to entry into agribusiness, such as limited education and lack of land (IFAD, 2019). There are initiative...

Extension Services
Relative Roles and Limits of Extension Approaches in Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Management Practices: Analysis of Nationally Representative Panel Data from Malawi
MalawiCATHERINE RAGASA, DISTON MZUNGU, KENAN KALAGHO AND...

Low-cost and sustainable agricultural management practices are being promoted in many countries but continue to face low adoption among farmers. We tracked the awareness and adoption among farmers of a number of practices―soil cover, minimum tillage,...

Extension Services
South African Extension Agent Competencies and Attitudes for the Future: Results of a Survey
South AfricaKRISTIN E. DAVIS, LINDIE VON MALTITZ, MELANIE DE B...

South African extension agent competencies and attitudes for the future: Results of a survey

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