A key lesson from past development interventions is that successful project implementation requires paying attention notjust to technical content but also to associated people and processes. Stakeholder ownership and commitment is key to thesuccess of any development initiative.
In our previous issue of SDDP Splash, we reported onthe review of school milk activities in Bangladesh andThailand. The lessons from this review were discussed ina series of consultations and brainstorm meetings inBangladesh and Myanmar.
International prices to of dairy products began to strgengthen in mid-2012, reserving the steady decline that had characterized the previous 12 months. The change in trend resulted from a tightening of supplies to the world market.
Consumption of milk and milk products has grown rapidly in Asia and the Pacific region, making it the strongest growing region for dairy product consumption during the last three decades. Asian consumers have generated nearly half of the global dairy
The dairy industries of tropical Asia have failed to keep pace with the speed of dairy development in Western countries over recent decades. Granted, the tropical environment is not ideal for dairy cows as high temperatures and humidities and seasonality