|FAO Dairy Projects|
Training Programme for the Small-scale Dairy Sector
09/2002 - 08/2004
The objective of the project is to develop the organisation of short-term, tailor made training courses for persons and organisations involved in whole chain of small-scale dairy sector to improve efficiency, quality and safety. An improved small-scale milk collection and in-pouch pasteurising and packaging system will be field tested at the Sankampaeng Women's Village Co-operative model dairy enterprise and validated to comply with the Food and Drugs Administration food standards and regulations. In addition, in order to build local human capacity to expand project activities, a dairy demonstration and training unit will be established at the Chiang Mai Dairy Training Centre and trainers will be trained who will form the core dairy training team at the Chiang Mai Dairy Training Centre. Mobile milk quality control and training system will be established to deliver training at field level. Through these project activities, the rural smallholder milk production system will expand and small-scale milk processors can improve the quality of their products.