Country: Senegal

Date: June, 1999

Demonstrator/trainer: Prof. JP. Ramet, Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Agronomie et des Industries Alimentaires (ENSAIA), Nancy, France for FAO and R. N'Gatta, FAO.

National counterpart organisation: Ministry of Agriculture

Type of demonstration: National workshop only, due to inaccessability of target areas due to heavy rains.

Location: Dakar

Sector descriptor: Due to heavy rains it was agreed to have only one national demonstration workshop to which were invited the heads (mainly female) of the "Directoires des femmes en Elevage". These women co-ordinate the collection and marketing of milk from the primary milk production area.

 

Type of raw milk treated (bovine)

LP-s sample

Control sample

Quantity (L)

50

50

Ambient Temperature

30

30

Time interval, treatment to testing (7 hrs)

pH

6.6

5.8

Acidity

Normal

Soured

 

Government bodies consulted: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock Department, Directoires des femmes en Elevage

Private processors/groups consulted: n/a

Development partners consulted: n/a

Key Questions/Feedback:

 

Follow-up: The participants requested additional information of the system to be provided in French including in training manuals and the Codex guideline itself.