2009 – 2010

2009
Arrival and Distribution of 812 Imported Dairy Cattle that will expand the existing dairy herd

Land O’ Lakes (LOL) Philippines, implementer of the USDA project on Food for Progress program, turned over to the NDA its dairy project in six municipalities in Bicol area

Opening of a potential dairy zone- Bohol Dairy Zone.

Milk Feeding Programs covered more than 39,609 children and helped some 10,922 dairy farmers market their milk produce

The Multi-Year Dairy Animal Procurement and Breeding Program was approved for funding last March 10, 2009 under the US PL480 program that will enable NDA to bring to the country some 3,300 head dairy cattle for two years

Trainer’s training completed under the FAO Technical Cooperation Project on “Increasing Milk Availability through Capacity Building for the Small Scale Dairy Sector”.

2010


Total Milk output increased by 9.01% over 2009's performance for the same period with a daily output of 30,535 liters of milk over last year’s 28,012 liters even if the number of milking animals decreased by 1.17%. The number of dairy herd rose by 2.55% in NDA-assisted dairy areas.

NDA facilitated and administered the school and community based milk feeding programs that benefited 70,377 children sponsored by the Department of Education and the PL 480 Milk Feed Plus Project. Some 1,971 local dairy farmers were provided market of their milk produced as they were tapped as suppliers of milk in the milk feeding programs.

Implementation of Food for Progress Program to Feed 81,159 School children.

477 head dairy cattle from New Zealand arrived July 24, 2010expected to expand the existing dairy herd and increase local milk production.

Initial funds were released to NDA for the project “Multi-Year Dairy Animal Procurement and Breeding Program to Upscale Heifer Production for the Local Dairy Industry

NDA Embarked on public-private partnership in dairy farm operation. NDA has partnered with three (3) progressive farms in Luzon in promoting the multiplier farm operations.

Dairy development efforts that will make the province of Bohol a dairy zone started

NDA’s capability building efforts served 2,737 dairy farmers and 487 extension personnel.

Technical cooperation on dairy development with New Zealand began with the selection of the consultancy group to do the “Strategic Review and Programme Design of Philippine Dairy Industry.”

 

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