Organisation of the dairy industry and the marketing system in Kenya is highlighted and marketing and pricing of milk in Kenya is discussed. The formal and the informal milk marketing subsystems are also discussed. The Kenya Cooperative Creameries Limited (KCC) handles most of the marketed milk that is not sold and consumed in the rural areas. A major role of the KCC is to receive, process and distribute fresh milk (as pasteurised milk) on a daily basis.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1992Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1992Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
Studies were conducted among pastoralists on the Borana Plateau in 1986-89. Household surveys described seasonal milk production and allocation, marketed supply of dairy products, incidence of calf morbidity and mortality and human consumption of dairy products and grain. The efficiency of butter-making was measured. Dairying among the Borana is controlled by the women. Overall, 69 percent of milk produced was used as fresh milk and the remainder was soured for direct consumption or butter processing.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1992Tanzania, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa