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Smallholder livestock development

Activities related to livestock development – such as the transfer of technology, training, credit for restocking, animal health services delivery, feed and breed improvement, and best husbandry practices – are considered core aspects of many IFAD programmes and projects.

The primary beneficiaries are poor livestock keepers, particularly those who are economically or socially at risk and politically marginalized.

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  • Kenya's milk consumption is the highest in the developing world. And with demand for milk increasing, this 'white gold' has the potential to lift more than a million farmers out of poverty.

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