FAO ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND HEALTH 158

FAO ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND HEALTH 158


EMPLOYMENT GENERATION
THROUGH SMALL-SCALE DAIRY
MARKETING AND PROCESSING
Experiences from Kenya, Bangladesh and Ghana

A joint study by the ILRI Market-oriented Smallholder Dairy Project and the FAO Animal Production and Health Division

by
A. Omore
J. Cheng'ole Mulindo
S.M. Fakhrul Islam
G. Nurah
M. I. Khan
S.J. Staal
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Nairobi, Kenya
and
B.T. Dugdill
FAO Animal Production and Health Division

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome 2004
 

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ISBN 92-5-105012-0
ISSN 0254-6019

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Contents

Acknowledgements

1. Employment in rural development

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Conceptual framework for employment generation
1.3 Approach to analysis of employment generation

2. Description of small-scale dairy marketing and processing enterprises

2.1 Introduction
2.2 Types of small-scale dairy marketing and processing businesses

2.2.1 Kenya

Mobile milk traders
Milk bars and shops/kiosks
Small processors

2.2.2 Bangladesh

The Gowalas
The Broker or "Aratdar"
Small Processors

2.2.3 Ghana

Assemblers
Small processors
Retailers

3. Synthesis of the employment opportunities from small-scale dairy marketing and processing

3.1 Dairy related off-farm employment in Kenya
3.2 Dairy related off-farm employment in Bangladesh
3.3 Dairy related employment in Ghana
3.4 Trader budgets
3.5 Constraints
3.6 Relationships between milk products, wages and number of employees

4. Policy measures to enhance rural employment through small-scale dairy processing and marketing

4.1 Policy interventions
4.2 Institutional and programmatic interventions by FAO and others
4.3 Conclusions

References

FAO technical papers

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