The dairy industry in Kenya is one of the largest and advanced in Africa, with an estimated 5 billion litres produced in the country. A recent study showed that Kenya leads Sub-Saharan Africa on per-capita milk consumption and leads globally among developing countries. With the continuous population growth and the expansion of the middle class, it’s estimated that by 2030 each Kenyan will consume double their current consumption of milk and milk products, currently estimated to be 111 litres per year.
The dairy industry in Kenya leads in East Africa and is the fastest growing single sub-sector in agriculture in the country. It accounts for approximately 14% of agricultural GDP and an estimated 1 million jobs at farm level.The sector has great potential for growth, but despite the high investment into it, the sector is yet to achieve its full potential.
Four key challenges that affect entrepreneurs within this sector include:
The Dairy Investors Programme will seek to equip investors keen on building wealth in the dairy sector with critical skill and knowledge that will guarantee them a return on their dairy investment.
Key focus areas include:
Attending this programme will:
Module I will be delivered through a series of highly interactive classroom sessions, facilitated by experts within the sector and highly qualified faculty, as well as practical sessions which involve an on-farm visit to a local dairy farm.
Module II will involve a 5 day intensive international exchange to selected farms in the Denmark, a world leader in the Dairy sector.
Meals and programme materials will be provided to the participants of this program in both modules.
This programme is designed for investors keen on investing in the dairy sector, commercial dairy farmers looking to optimize productivity and to increase profitability and investment groups keen on investing in the dairy sector.
This programme is ideal for individuals who are ready to invest to acquire knowledge and are motivated to implement their learnings on their farm.
For more information on the programme, write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mercy on +254 (0) 723 362 319.
Module I: 29th July – 2nd August 2019
Module II: 26th – 30th August 2019