Photo of the Week: Milking a Profit

April 02, 2011

Workers at the Nyala Dairy cooling plant process milk sourced from smallholder dairy farmers.

Workers at the Nyala Dairy cooling plant process milk sourced from smallholder dairy farmers. TechnoServe helped open the cooling plant in 2002, and the new activity has created jobs and revitalized the local economy in the town of Ndaragwa. Today, Nyala employs nearly 50 people, buys milk from 6,000 small-scale producers and has average annual sales of $2.5 million.

Learn more about our work with Nyala.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

How to Grow a Healthy Mango

How to Grow a Healthy Mango

As farmers from South Asia to East Africa to Latin America can attest, there is a lot of know-how and hard work behind those sweet and juicy fruits.

Innovative Finance for the Future of Agriculture in Mozambique

Innovative Finance for the Future of Agriculture in Mozambique

After four years of work in Mozambique’s agricultural sector, the FinAgro program is forecasted to increase participating businesses’ revenues by an average of 67 percent.

A Refreshing Take on Coops: Milk and Water Innovations in the Maasai Community

A Refreshing Take on Coops: Milk and Water Innovations in the Maasai Community

This International Cooperative Day, meet the Maasai Dairy Cooperative and learn how proven techniques from coops in India are helping them to bring prosperity to their community in Kenya.