Dairy sub-sector in Zambia: How can it be productive

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Dairy sub-sector in Zambia:
How can it be productive
Presentation by
James Chinkubila Kasongo
Heifer Zambia
Generic Dairy Value Chain in Zambia
P. Stevens and J.C. kasongo (2009)
High value
consumers
Low value
consumers
Retail
Processed milk
product
Imports
Raw milk
Processors
Milk
Collection
Centres
Large-scale dairy
producers
Traders/vendors
Small-scale dairy
producers
Challenges in the Dairy Value Chain
Small-scale Producer level
Productivity (especially in dry
season) and milk quality
 Gaps in technical skills and knowledge
(feeding, husbandry, herd improvement)
 Lack of veterinary services
 Management of milk collection centres
 Inadequate access to investment capital
 Developing market and input supply structures
Challenge: small-scale producer level continuedl
Inadequate breeding stock
Inadequate artificial insemination and pregnancy
diagnosis services
Low genetic potential of indigenous and
crossbred cattle
Lack of knowledge of heat detection by
farmers/long calving intervals
Lack of value addition to milk
Challenges small scale beef
Lack of feedlot
Limited Grassing land
Poor quality of grazing during the dry
season
Inadequate grass/Fodder during season
Inadequate water supply/drought
Challenges in the Dairy Value Chain
Processor level
Access to clean raw milk and
processing costs
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High transport costs
High interest rates on bank loans
Power supply
Shortage in supply necessitating imports
Quality Control
Branding and bar-coding for high-value
consumers
Government related challenges
 Lack of a comprehensive livestock policy on marketing,
breeding etc
 Inadequate livestock development Act and lack of
regulatory framework
 Inadequate Livestock research infrastructure, equipment
and funds
 Inadequate research-extension-farmer linkages
 Inadequate strategy of disease outbreak
prevention/vaccination
 Uncoordinated institutional framework for dairy
Investing in Small-scale suppliers
Provision of high quality dairy heifers/cows to
organized producer groups.
Provision of high quality dairy breeding bulls and
development of a proper A.I system
Training and technical support, e.g. facilitating the
provision of vet drugs, dairy equipment and
extension services.
Facilitating linkages between small-medium dairy
farmers and service providers.
Capacity Building for producer groups.
Facilitating the Livestock development fund.
Investing in Small-scale suppliers
Strengthen CAHW
Strengthen CPMCs
Establish milk collection site
Development the livestock development policy
Development of livestock disease free zones
Upgrade check points
Improve quarantine station
Increased surveillance and trace back system
Establishment of Dairy Board
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