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ID: 55427
Country: Kenya
Title: Kenya, IFAD Vice-President Cornelia Richter field visit Kenya, May 2018
Description: Nakuru County,Kenya, May 25 2018Kuersoi South Sub County, Kerinet Ward, Nakuru CountyIFAD Vice-President Cornelia Richter at the Soitaran Farmers' Cooperative Society. Milk bulking and Marketing Cooperarative, Small Dairy Commercialization Project (SDCP)Before entering the cooperative protective clothes is required.
Soitaran Multipurpose Farmers’ Cooperative Society Limited is one of 49 apex organizations so supported by Smallholder Dairy Commercialization Programme (SDCP). It was formed in January 2006 and registered on 16th March 2006. It started bulking milk the same year with the first intake of 50litres per day. In 2008 it was affected by post-election violence, but recollected itself thereafter. Currently it is handling 5000litres per day and is linked to the Brookside Milk processing firm, the leading milk processors in east and central Africa.

The Cooperative Society operates a milk cooling plant where Programme beneficiaries and other dairy farmers within their proximity are able to access market for their milk, dairy inputs, financial, AI and extension services.
Size: 4.34 MB; 5472 x 3648 pixels; 463 x 309 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1448 x 965 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Photographer: Petterik Wiggers
Copyright: ©IFAD/Petterik Wiggers
Categories: IFAD Leadership field visits  
URL: www.ifad.org