Africa / Agriculture / Animal Diseases / Animal Health / Animal Products / Dairying / East Africa / ILRI / Kenya / Livestock / Rwanda / Uganda

Livestock disease challenges and gaps in the delivery of animal health services in East Africa

This brief from the East Africa Dairy Development Project highlights key results of a baseline survey to assess gaps in the delivery of animal health services in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Specifically, the survey assessed the main animal health problems; preventive and curative measures used to control animal diseases; livestock farmers’ access to veterinary and … Continue reading

Africa / Dairying / East Africa / Kenya / Markets

Kenya’s dairy sector worth $230million – ILRI study

Boy in smallholder Kenyan dairy household drinking milk (credit: ILRI). ‘The Kenya dairy industry is making a turnover of over Ksh.17 billion (US$230 million), following a policy change six years ago. ‘A new report by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) suggests that the liberalization of informal milk markets has producers, vendors and consumers reaping … Continue reading