In Africa and Indonesia, demand for animal products is booming around the growing cities. In response, a specialised high input dairy and meat industry is developing. AgriProFocus promotes entrepreneurship in the animal husbandry, especially for smallholder animal production, which is multifunctional and has low use of inputs.
AgriProFocus aims for optimising the farming system via transfer of proven technology, capacity building to producers and developing market access, infrastructure and institutions around dairy. Priorities include roughage and fodder, milk and meat quality, animal management and the record keeping in animal production.
Our activities include:
- promoting entrepreneurship in dairy learning labs (Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania)
- promoting business linkages in meat production (poultry Zambia)
- herding for the markets event (Kenya)
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Untuk menghasilkan susu yang berkualitas bagus, banyak jumlahnya, sekaligus menjaga kesehatan kelenjar susu sapi perah, diperlukan manajemen pemerahan yang baik. Mengaplikasikan pijatan di kelenjar susu sapi perah sebelum pemerahan dapat menstimulasi kelenjar pituitari melepaskan oksitosin atau hormon kebahagiaan. Oksitosin memicu kontraksi sel miopitel alveoli yang membuat air susu keluar. Silakan baca hasil penelitian di bawah ini untuk informasi lebih lengkap.
To produce good quality and large quantity milk and to keep the mammae healthy, it is necessary to have a good milking management. By applying massage to the mammae of the dairy cattle before the milking can stimulate the pituitary to release the oxytocin or the “happy hormone” which serves the contraction of myoepithel cells lining the alveoli and will relea... Read more
We did it in Poultry and we did it in Horticulture, now AgriProFocus in partnership with EKN bring you a a video on the investment opportunities in the Dairy sector in Zambia with the aim to facilitate business linkages between Zambian dairy value chain players and Dutch dairy and allied businesses interested in doing business in Zambia.
Please find new jobs from different organizations and programs in Ethiopia. The application deadline is indicated in brackets and click on each jobs for more information and how to apply.
GOPA Consulting Group
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
World Vision International
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manufacturer company of poultry feeding, watering, heating, ventilation,
cooling, lighting, feed silos, feed transport systems, producing breeding
systems and computerized control systems.
And also we are Munters’s dealer in the Aegean Region. We have been selling Munters fans and pad.
We would be glad if you give a chance to make a collabration with your company.
Enclosed you can see draft of our catalog below:
If you are interested in our product group we would be glad to work with you.
We are waiting for your kind reply.
For those in the poultry, piggery and dairy sector, you are invited for a training going to take place at the Nsambya sharing hall (sharing youth centre) the topics to be discussed will include;
Farm preparation, Disease prevention and management Improvement of farm productivity using lower cost of feed, cost benefit analysis of poultry farming.
There will be a Q& A and the main speakers will include;
Charles ssekatawa, veterinary personnel, Daniel asieru, nutritionist and Dr Ralf von schutzbar
Entry Fee : 5,000 UGX
For more information, please call the following numbers; 0703617508 or +256788289811
For the second time, on 23-24 November 2016, AgriProFocus Rwanda and partners organized a dairy learning lab in Rwamagana District. http://images.agri-profocus.nl/upload/Report_Rwanda_APF1484297510.pdf
Organisasi Perdagangan Dunia mengabulkan gugatan Amerika Serikat atas Indonesia. Batasan impor produk agrikultur yang diterapkan Indonesia buat melindungi petani lokal dinilai melanggar perjanjian dagang internasional.
Organisasi Perdagangan Dunia (WTO) mengabulkan gugatan Selandia Baru dan Amerika Serikat terhadap Indonesia ihwal regulasi impor produk pertanian. Kedua negara menuding Jakarta melanggar aturan dagang internasional, dengan memberlakukan pembatasan impor terhadap berbagai produk agrikultur seperti buah-buahan, sayur-sayuran, daging sapi dan ayam.
Dewan penyelesaian sengketa WTO memutuskan 18 aturan pembatasan impor yang diberlakukan Indonesia "tidak konsisten" dengan Perjanjian Umum 1994 tentang cukai dan perdagangan (GATT 1994). Organisasi yang mengawasi aktivitas perdagangan di 164 negara anggotanya itu mendesak Indonesia "untuk mengambil langkah yang sesuai dengan GATT 1994."
Sejak 20... Read more
Are you a Dutch entrepreneur in the dairy or poultry sector? Join the Dutch trade mission to Zambia! Important part of the mission is to participate in the Holland Pavilion (27-29 April) at the major regional trade fair, the AgriTech Expo Zambia.
Participation in the mission is a great opportunity to introduce companies and organizations in Zambia and the region to Dutch knowledge and technologies in the dairy and poultry industries. Recent market surveys show that there are opportunities in the poultry and dairy sectors for Dutch businesses.
The Dutch Export Combination (NEC) is organizing this mission on behalf of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).
Holland Pavilion at AgriTech
The Agritech Expo Zambia is a B2B platform for professionals in the agricultural sector. The 3rd edition in 2016 attracted over 17,500 visitors and more than 165 local and international exhibitors.
The Holland Pavilion at the Expo Agritech in Chisamba (about 100 kilometers north of Lusaka) can be used by parti... Read more
The report of the Dairy Learning Labs held between 28 November and 2 December 2016 in Kagera region, Tanzania are available. AgriProFocus likes to thank the organisers for their effort in organising the events and especially in making a Swahili translation of the report.
Find photo impression in the album on our facebook page.
En RD Congo, l’élevage occupe une place importante dans sa partie Est(Nord-Kivu et Sud-Kivu) parmi les activités agricoles du secteur primaire. Les produits de cet élevage sont plus orientés vers la consommation locale, autosuffisance alimentaire. Parmi les activités d’élevage en vogue, citons le petit bétail, la volaille, l’apiculture, l’aviculture, …
Actuellement, l’aviculture occupe une place de choix pour les entrepreneurs-éleveurs des volailles ; La viande poule est très préférée par beaucoup des consommateurs locaux, outre sa valeur traditionnelle originelle, renforcée par la présence des plusieurs espèces importées dénommées races améliorées.
Suite aux sensibilisations et efforts confondus des différents partenaires pour l’amélioration de l’autosuffisance alimentaire en protéine animale et du bien-être familiale, le nombre des éleveurs des poules dans la ré... Read more
Background and Introduction
Since 2014, Hivos Southeast Asia has been implementing a Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) project on behalf of the DFAT-funded Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Promoting Rural Income through Support for Markets in Agriculture (AIP-PRISMA) program. The project, entitled “Commercial
My name is Bornwell Chiyabi. My wife Chipo and I run a dairy business that comprises of a farm and a small processing plant, producing high quality dairy products under the brand name "Mukupa-Wesu".
We are looking for funding to expand the business both at farm and processing levels by acquiring more dairy animals, upgrading the farm and recapitalizing the processing facility.
Serious investors (both local and international) may reach us through the following email addresses:
Deadline: December 30, 2016
DairyBISS would like to announce the intake of the second round Dairy Production Advisors capacity building program.
If you think you are interested to be an advisor in the dairy sector and have the required qualifications, please express your interest to these email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by December 30, 2016 (deadline) with the required documents. Make a note on the selection criteria points which are attached with this announcement.
Detail Criteria to join the training program can be found HERE.
Also please find the official announcement HERE.
For more information, please contact Liya Girma: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dairy Business Information Service and Support (DairyBISS) project of Wageningen UR Livestock Research and Fair & Sustainable Ethiopia. Read More about DairyBISS
Find more information HERE
Heifer International's mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth.
We empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but our approach is more than just giving them a hand-out. Heifer links communities and helps bring sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty. Our animals provide partners with both food and reliable income, as agricultural products such as milk, eggs and honey can be traded or sold at market.
When many families gain this new sustainable income, it brings new opportunities for building schools, creating agricultural cooperatives, forming community savings and funding small businesses.
Heifer is looking for suitable candidates to fill in the following vacancies;
1. EAYIP Access to Finance Manager (Uganda)
2. Training and Social Capital Development Manager (Uganda)
3. Administrative Assistant –... Read more
RE: INVITATION TO THE POULTRY INFORMATION DAY MEETING
is organising a learning and exchange activity dubbed poultry Learning Lab that
targets poultry practitioners and professionals who support farmer
entrepreneurs. We would like to invite you to attend a 3 hour poultry
information day scheduled to take place on 25th
November 2016 9am to 12pm at AgriProFocus Uganda offices. The information
day will be delivered by a PUM Netherlands Senior expert who is currently in
Uganda. The objective of the information day is to introduce the concept of the
poultry learning lab and to assess the capacity needs of the poultry actors.
This is free of charge! See attached invitation letter.
Entrance is free!
Please feel free to RSVP Ms. Marion Alyek through email at email@example.com or via Tel; 0754 563229
We look forward to your participation!
Drought is one of the costly events in pastoral settings and it is number one threat for pastoral communities. Drought causes challenges on human health, livestock health, food security, natural resource, social and economic challenges. Drought is happening more rapidly, more unpredictably and more frequently and is hitting pastoralist more unprepared. Drought causes a vicious poverty cycle ranging from crop-yield failure to livestock losses, land degradation to soil erosion, assets erosion to unemployment, income decrease to deteriorated living standards, poor nutrition to malnutrition, reduced coping capacity to vulnerability of all kind of shocks. Natural and man-made hazards including drought have been witnessed for the last couple of decades in eastern Africa including Ethiopia. In the last 2-3 decades, both the occurrence and frequency increases as its negative effect on livelihood increases too. There is quite a number asset losses d... Read more
AgriProFocus Rwanda in cooperation with Agriterra is organising a Dairy Business Cocktail on Friday, 25th November 2016.
The objectives of this 2 hour networking event is to:
Who is participating?
We expect to have around 30 people, who are AgriProFocus Rwanda members and partners. These participants are from dairy agribusiness companies, government institutions, farmer organizations, support organizations to dairy sector, etc.
For more information, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
AgriProFocus Zambia (in partnership with RVO, the Dutch Embassy, PAZ, LSCS and PUM Netherlands Senior Experts) organised Poultry Masterclasses in Kitwe and Lusaka last month. The aim of the Poultry Masterclass was to improve agri-business skills in the poultry sector, specifically of Zambian farms, processors, marketing and export managers and other important stakeholders in the poultry sector in order to tackle the lack of knowledge and skills regarding commercial poultry production.
Want to learn what the participants learned, here are the presentations from the 3 days.
1. Bio Security (Disease Control) - Presentation
2. Feed making - Presentation
3. Feeding Broilers - Presentation
4. Learning Broiler Signals - Presentation (Part 1)
Learning Broiler Signals - Presentation (Part 2)