Milk Producer Group
by Jurjen Draaijer
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Introducing the book
How to use this book?
Chapter 1. Read this first!
1.1. Why form milk producer groups?
1.2. International Cooperative Alliance group principles
1.3. Enabling environment
Chapter 2. Forming groups
2.1. Forming groups step by step
2.2. Leadership and elections what is leadership?
2.3. Keeping records
2.4. Calling meetings
2.5. Planning of activities
Chapter 3. Developing groups
3.1. Staff recruitment
3.2. Group motivation
3.4. Developing links with other organizations
3.5. Milk producer group associations
Chapter 4. Milk collection, processing and marketing
4.1. Milk collection and transport
4.1.1. Milk collection
4.1.2. Hygienic milk collection
4.1.3. Milk collection records
4.1.4. Milk preservation
4.1.5. Milk transport
4.2. Milk testing and payment systems
4.2.1. Milk sampling
4.2.2. Milk testing
4.2.3. Milk payment systems
4.3. Milk processing
4.4. Milk and milk product marketing
Chapter 5. Other group activities
5.1. Input supply services
5.2. Financial services
5.3. Information and advice services
5.4. Animal breeding services
5.5. Animal health care services
5.6. Other activities
Chapter 6. Participatory tools
6.1. What is participation?
6.2. Milk production map
6.3. Dairy institutional diagram
6.4. Semi-structured interviewing
6.5. Brainstorming and ranking introduction
6.6. Group assessment checklist
6.7. SWOT analysis
6.8. Collaboration matrix
Information sources and references
Glossary and index