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Information sources and references


For a list of developing countries, see Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list:


FAO dairy information page:

FAO small scale dairy manual (5 volumes):

The codex standards for the use of Lactoperoxidase:

FAO Dairy Outlook Information Network, a discussion list to disseminate and exchange information on the world dairy economy:


FAO. 1988. Village Milk Processing, Animal Production and Health, by J.C. Lambert, paper no. 69, FAO Rome.

O'Connor, C.B. 1995. Rural Dairy Technology. ILRI Training Manual 1. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. 119 pp. ISBN 92-9146-000-1. (full version online).

O'Connor, C.B. 1993. Traditional Cheese making Manual. ILCA,

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ISBN 92-9053-273-4, span/cheese.pdf (full version online).

FAO. 2001. The technology of making cheese from camel milk (Camelus dromedarius), by J.P. Ramet, FAO animal production and health paper no.113. Rome. (full version online).


FAO. 1995. Strategies for market orientation of small scale milk producers and their organizations, Proceedings of a Workshop, eds. L.R. Kurwijila, J. Henriksen, A.O.O. Aboud and G.C. Kifaro/Sokoine University of Agriculture, FAO Rome. (full version online).


FAO. 1994. The group promoter’s resource book; a practical guide to building rural self-help groups, FAO, Rome. (full English, Spanish, French and Arabic versions)

FAO. 1995. The group enterprise book; a practical guide for group promoters to assist groups in setting up and running successful small enterprises, FAO, Rome. (full English, Arabic, Spanish and French versions).

FAO. 2001. The inter-group resource book; a guide to building small farmer group associations and networks, FAO, Rome.

FAO. 1998. Agricultural Cooperative Development; a manual for trainers, FAO, Rome.

Homepage of the International Cooperative Alliance,

Management for Development Foundation, the Netherlands:


FAO participation web-site:

Pretty, J. 1995. Participatory learning and action; a trainer’s guide.

IIED Participatory Methodology Series, IIED, ISBN: 1 899 825 00 2.


Cammack, J. 1995. Basic accounting for small groups. Oxfam, ISBN: 0 85598 275 6.

FAO. 1992. Livestock insurance in Asia; experiences of selected Asian countries, FAO, Bangkok.


FAO. 1994. A manual for the primary animal health care worker,

FAO, Rome, ISBN 92-5-103258-0. (full version online).

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