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Record number 542023
Title Mapping and assessing high potential areas to increase milk production in Ethiopia
Author(s) Ndambi, Asaah; Zijlstra, Jelle; Eupen, Michiel van; Berhanu, Tinsae; Ceccarelli, Tomaso; Vernooij, Adriaan
Source Wageningen : Wageningen Livestock Research (Wageningen Livestock Research report 1128) - 41
Department(s) Animal Breeding & Genomics
Livestock & Environment
Earth Observation and Environmental Informatics
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2018
Abstract The dairy clusters North Shewa, Adama - Arsi – Robé, and South & West Shewa-Shambu have highest scores for potential development of their dairy sectors to increase its milk produc-tion. These clusters score high on the key eval-uation criteria feed and fodder production and availability, current production situation and ex-pansion in milk volume. This means there is a strong potential to achieve growth in milk pro-duction from these clusters. A second group of four followers consists of Hawassa & Sahimene, Bahir Dar – Debre Markos, Gurage - Hosaena & Wolayita, and Gondar - Debre Tabor. These clusters also meet conditions that show poten-tial to produce extra milk. The lowest scores for future milk expansion are for the clusters East & West Hararghe, Weldiya – Dese – Kemise, and Maychew. Despite their relatively lower scores, these clusters do have unexploited op-portunities for dairy development; though it will take more efforts to develop a formal dairy sec-tor within these clusters.
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