KEY MESSAGES

- Description: Investment project in the milk sector to establish efficient dairy farming practices enhancing dairy farmers income and resilience while being more environment-friendly : Promotion and usage of smart water consumption fodder crop, restoring soils quality. Use of organic fertilizers to enhance water retention capacity. Use of solar energy to cool down milk.
- Specificity: Environment-friendly production modernization while respecting the environment
- Impact: Sustainable 30% increase in volume production two years after the launch

 

FUNCTIONING

Action
> Collection centers upgrade
> Providing equipment and on-the-job coaching
> Equipment and supervision of the breeders

Results
> Quality improvement / traceability / governance / infrastructure modernization
> Training of farmers and collection centers' managers to share best practices in breeding and quality control
> Dairy cow yield improvement and drop in production costs

 

SCOPE

MOROCCO
10 000 breeders and milk producers

 

BUDGET

Investment:
€ 7 M
until 2020

 

IMPACTS

Agricultural productivity
+30% in milk production volumes two years after launch

Climate change
Carbon sequestration
Sustainable energy
Water savings / Soil conservation

Sustainable dev. goals
+10% increase in farmers income
Improved climate hazards resilience

 

NEXT STEPS

Program extension to 30 000 breeders and milk producers after 2020