This factsheet was produced for, and used at the international Seas of Change workshop in 2012.
The feed prices for livestock have increased by 156% over the past six years. In the meantime, small dairy cooperatives are growing rapidly in Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe, and worldwide per capital milk consumption has grown.
In general, upscaling dairy processing in developing countries would benefit from a forward looking strategy for national dairy production that focusses on improving the competitiveness of production and processing, as well as preventing the concentration of a few large companies that would control the whole sector.
You can download the Seas of Change factsheet here: SoC Dairy Factsheet