Rwanda’s dairy sector once lagged behind its neighbors. Since 2007, Land O’Lakes International Development has been instituting a dual-pronged approach to build up dairy at both the national and district levels, which is notably improving smallholder production, but is increasing consumer demand and regulatory support for safe, high quality products.
We are working with farmers, business owners and governments to learn about what enables dairy cooperatives to succeed. Learn More
Building capacity along the dairy value chain, improving food safety and enhancing the quality of dairy products. Learn More
Boosting the supply of quality, hybrid maize seed.
Rhoda Kayongo and her husband Moses both teach at UNILAK and have been passing on what they’ve learned about cooperative research to their students.
University researchers moving cooperative learnings to cooperative involvement
These young researchers are passionate about involving youth in agriculture Read More
IAKIB is a bustling place in the morning, at one of its milk collection centers.
A Rwandan dairy cooperative’s economic engine is quality assurance
IAKIB, a dairy cooperative, has grown from 300 members to over 4000 Read More