Project

Reinforcement of agriculture-nutrition linkages in value chains as a means for enhanced socio-economic development of the dairy sector in Uganda

Duration
01 October 2015 → 30 September 2020
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
    • Marketing
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
Keywords
Agriculture-nutrition Linkages dairy sector Lean Manufacturing Practices value chain
 
Project description

Undernutrition is still a big problem in Africa. Increased Agricultural production as a solution has limitations and innovations like value chains that are nutrition sensitive offer an opportunity. This study aim at strengthening Agriculture-Nutrition links along the dairy value chain using Lean practices as an innovative way to improve access to nutritious dairy products.