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September 6, 2018Knowledge Portal
Household dairy production and child growth: Evidence from Bangladesh

This article examines the associations between dairy consumption and child growth in rural Bangladesh. Results show that household dairy production increases height-for-age Z scores by 0.52 standard deviation in the critical 6-23 months of growth window. »

Milk and Money in Malawi – reconnaissance visit to learn about the business challenges of smallholder dairy farming
July 26, 2018Research project
Milk and Money in Malawi – reconnaissance visit to learn about the business challenges of smallholder dairy farming

Researchers from GCP-4 project OSMARE are studying the factors that detract from or contribute to resilient business models of smallholder farmers in East and Southern Africa. During a visit to a dairy farm, milk bulking group (MBG) and processing plant in Malawi in 2018, Francis Jiva and Rob Lubberink were introduced to some of the challenges in dairy production, from farm to fridge, and set out to better understand the context in which OSMARE research will take place over the next 3 years. »

GCP-2 facstheet midterm findings: LIQUID
July 26, 2018Research project
GCP-2 facstheet midterm findings: LIQUID

Please download the factsheet with midterm findings of this GCP-2 Integrated Project. »

July 25, 2018Knowledge Portal
Scoping study to strengthen the Technical Vocational Education and Training in the Dairy Sector in East Africa

This study assessed the need, relevance, priorities, limitations and possible modalities of an East African Dairy Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) project. Potential for Netherlands support to have impact at scale would be to support a range of interested training organizations. »

July 5, 2018
The influence of livestock-derived foods on nutrition during the first 1,000 days of life

This report synthesizes the best current evidence on the influence of livestock-derived foods, such as meat, milk and eggs, on the nutrition of pregnant and lactating mothers and infants during their first 1,000 days of life in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Africa and Asia. »

AGRI-QUEST report documentary 2016-2019
May 24, 2018Research project
AGRI-QUEST report documentary 2016-2019

The Applied Research Fund project “Strengthening Agribusiness Ethics, Quality standards and ICT Usage in Uganda’s Value Chains (AGRI-QUEST)” has published a documentary which shows the progress of the project implementation. »