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Integration of small scale dairy farmers in value chains in Khartoum –Mahlab “2” Kuku

Integration of small scale dairy farmers in value chains in Khartoum –Mahlab “2” Kuku

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Title: Integration of small scale dairy farmers in value chains in Khartoum –Mahlab “2” Kuku
Author: Abdelrahman, Broug Elnour
Abstract: The role livestock plays in developing countries, especially to rural livelihood improvement and augmenting livelihood of poor are well recognized (Upton, 2004). Livestock and their products are estimated to compose (Holloway et al., 2002) a third of the total value of agricultural gross output in developing countries and this share is rising from time to time (ILRI, 2005). Milk production in the Sudan is estimated to be about 7.8 tons per year ( MaR, 2007), of which 90% is produced by local breed in traditional sector and 10 % from cross bred by the modern sector ( FAO, 2010 ).The local breeds in Sudan belong to the group of North Sudan Zebu (McDowell, 1972 ), (Sudanimals, 2006 ), examples are Butana, Kenana and Baggara; multipurpose breeds that are used for milk and meat production as well as draught power (Payne & Hodges, 1997).
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/24322
Date: 2015


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