“Kenya has a vibrant dairy sector but we need to grow the sub-sector further. I am glad to be leading its growth.” Ms. Margaret Kibogy said.
She adds that the growth of the industry has been phenomenal, with milk production increasing to an estimated 5.2 billion litres currently from 3.2 billion litres in 2002.
Processed milk has also grown to hit a high of 615 million litres currently.
Milk production in Kenya from 2001 to 2013 (in million metric tons)
Milk production in Kenya from 2013 to 2017 (in million metric tons)
As the head of KDB, Kibogy who is also a director at Eldoret Water Services Board, is responsible for regulating, promoting and developing the dairy industry in Kenya which contributes four per cent to the gross domestic product and which is a source of livelihood for about 1.5 million small-scale dairy farmers.
Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) has confirmed to address a keynote speech at 3rd Global Dairy Congress Africa 2018, March 27-28, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.
|About Kenya Dairy Board(KDB)
Kenya Dairy Board is a statutory body established in 1958 through an Act of Parliament, the Dairy Industry Act, Cap 336 of the laws of Kenya.
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