Advances in dairy Research

Advances in dairy Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-888X

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Weldegiorgis Y

College of Agriculture, Maichew ATVET College, Ethiopia

  • Review Article   
    Review on Characteristics of Dairy Value Chain: Way Forward to Design Viable Strategies for Upgrading in Ethiopia
    Author(s): Gebremariam Brhane* and Weldegiorgis Y

    Ethiopia is endowed with diverse and large livestock populations resides in suitable environmental condition. The aim of this review is to review characteristics of dairy value chains as a way forward to design viable strategies for upgrading of the Ethiopian dairy sector. Dairy production systems are classified as small scale, peri-urban and urban based on climate, production intensity, land holding and integration with crop productions. Moreover, considering market orientations, scale of operation and production intensity, it is classified as traditional smallholder, private state far, and urban and peri-urban systems. Ethiopian value chain is characterized by both formal and informal channels and exist complex. From the total amount of milk produced nationally only 5% of it is marketed. In Ethiopia, the dairy sector has an immense role in securing household income and job creations.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-888X.19.7.222

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