Africa is expected to lead the world in population growth over the next several decades, reaching 2.5 billion people by 2050. Transformational change is essential to feed and employ its growing population and build a more resilient, inclusive and environmentally sustainable food system.
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Global Dairy Platform (GDP) believes investment in East African dairy sectors can improve nutrition and food security, spur economic growth, generate societal benefits and ensure environmental sustainability across the dairy value chain, especially for millions of smallholder farmers.
Dairy Nourishes Africa (DNA) is building a unique 15 to 20 year public-private partnership leveraging the collective strength of GDP and a wide array of industry, community and governmental stakeholders to support and build relationships in a new, growing market. GDP is providing critical technical dairy capabilities in partnership with Land O’Lakes Venture37 and Bain & Company to launch Dairy Nourishes Africa. Our ambition is to transform African dairy industries by creating vibrant ecosystems of farmer-allied and environmentally sustainable enterprises that improve nutrition, enhance livelihoods and stimulate economic growth – in a way that only dairy can.
Join us in combining our knowledge, experience and resources to create sector-wide transformation that creates a better, purpose-driven future for the people of East Africa.
Please contact Jay Waldvogel, GDP Board of Directors: DNA@GlobalDairyPlatform.com.