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Inclusive and market-oriented growth and development for dairy farmers programme

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Zimbabwe Associations of Dairy Farmers - ZADF

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Africa: Zimbabwe


$ 664,650
€ 633 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Agriculture & Fisheries, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Administrative and support service activities, Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Technical Assistance & Advisory

Project Objectives

The overall goal is to double milk production by 2022 at the right quality and price. Specific objectives are: increased herd size to 28,900 cows in milk, to yield an average 15 litres per cow per day - more efficient production systems for improved quality and attract better milk price - all farmers to have improved access to affordable quality semen for improved herd genetics - more enabling policy and regulatory environment for its members - resuscitation of an independent laboratory and veterinary support services - inclusive growth and development of new dairy farmers, especially women and youth.

Impact on SDGs

SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG15 - Life on Land

Local stakeholders

Groups of farmers

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Food Security