Farmer Stories tagged "dairy"

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Senegal: Family dairy developing yoghurt distribution network in Kolda

Hélène Boucher October 28, 2019

Rain or shine, 70-year-old Seydou Baldé has been making the same “lait caillé,” the local name for yogurt, since 2003. Mr. Baldé […]

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Tanzania: Farmers increase milk production by making feed with banana plants

Method Charles February 04, 2019

The sun is setting and its light is fading away through the leaves of the banana plants that almost surround Gladness Pallangyo’s […]

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Malawi: Strength in numbers for milk producers

Jean Pierre Niyitanga July 25, 2016

Bertha Likhaluwe stands proudly beside her three cows, which are fenced in a wooden pen beside her brick house. The mother of […]

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Zimbabwe: Poor rains affect women dairy farmers

Vladmir Mzaca May 09, 2016

Drought has had a big impact on the dairy cows in Zimbabwe’s province of Matabeleland South. Sheila Lupuwana is saddened to see […]

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Kenya: Dairy farmers make maize silage to maximize profits

Pius Sawa December 07, 2015

Peter Choge and three other men are busily feeding green maize plants into a shredding machine. Two of the men pick leafy […]

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Malawi: Dairy farmer improves production by listening to the radio

Kaylee Chancellor-Maddison August 24, 2015

Chrissie Waison wakes up every morning and checks on her dairy cow. She washes its udders, then feeds and milks it. Then […]

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Burkina Faso: Women’s co-operative finds success with local dairy

Inoussa Maïga March 02, 2015

Pendo Maïga is the president of a women’s co-operative that produces, processes and markets its own, homegrown milk. Some of their co-op […]

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Malawi: Fodder trees bring hope to dairy farmers

Mark Ndipita September 08, 2014

It is four o’clock in the morning, but Chrissy Kimu is already warming water to wash her two dairy cows’ udders. She […]

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