Dairy Value Chain





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PAWDEP in partnership with Oikocredit has launched financial services in Value Chain Finance focusing on Dairy sub-sector. This sector has promoted PAWDEP products and has intensively created room for farmers who are focused on entrepreneurship.

PAWDEP is facilitating Dairy farmers, traders, processors, and marketers who are new or existing clients in milk production and processing sector to its consumers.

A value chain comprises of chain actors (involved in formation, transformation and distribution of the product) and service providers and supporters who facilitate the chain. Major value chain activities include production, processing and marketing.

The dairy value chain comprises of the following:

Dairy Input Suppliers (AI, Feeds, Drugs, Vet Services)
Milk producers
Milk transporters/collectors
Chilling Plan or Dairy Cooperative
Milk processors
Retailer (Hotel, Milk bar, Kiosk, Supermarket)
Consumers (Individuals, Households, Institutions)
   
Key Benefits Eligibility
Improved quality of inputs used
All women with a common agricultural activity
Higher yields

A member of a solidarity group with 5-40 members

A better quality of the product
Ready to guarantee others for loans and vice versa
Improved earnings for all
Over 18 years of age
 
Must have available land