Strengthening capacities of the dairy value chain in Rwanda through technology utilization and improved animal management. 17-21 May 2021, RWANDA

In line with strengthening capacities of the dairy value chain in Rwanda through technology utilization & improved animal management, AU-IBAR facilitated a Training of Trainers workshop targeting Rwandese youth and women milk sellers, processers,& national extension officers

Participants explored Nyabihu & Gicumbi Districts where they visited a Model Milk collection point & animal feed processing unit, respectively.

One of the biggest hindrances to Dairy Value chain production in Rwanda is Mastitis. Rwandese youth & women who were attended the workshop organized by AU-IBAR & Rwanda Dairy trained 40 participants on how to control Mastitis.

Flora Uwera, a famous and talented dairy female Agripreneur shares her lessons on success, and notes that feeding her cows with cereals grass and concentrated feeds helped to increase dairy production.

''I am so grateful to receive another certificate from AU-IBAR after completion of the Trainers of Trainers (ToT) Workshop Adoption and Utilization of Innovations and Technologies for Improved Production and Value Addition on the Dairy Value chain in East Africa.''

The workshop was organised by AU-IBAR in partnership with Rwanda Dairy, under the auspices of the Live2Africa Project, funded by the European Union. Above picture: Right: Alexis Nyandwi (Communications Officer, Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum) & Alice Ingabire (Right), Manager/ Treasurer (Rwanda Animal Scientists Organisation)