oa Dairy Mail Africa : Publication for the Dairy Industry in Africa - School milk becomes food basket of Kabale

Volume 1, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1818-9083



It is hard to imagine that not so long ago 65% of the children in the Kabale district in Uganda were underdeveloped because of poor nutrition. In spite of vast water sources and rich, fertile soil, Kabale was one of the poorest districts in Uganda. Remijo Katarakanbi, a local dairy farmer, took it upon himself to expand dairy production in his district by initiating his own school milk programme. When Katarakanbi started with the programme, Kabale town only produced 800 litre of milk per day. ""Now we are selling 7 000 litre per day.""

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