Updated Nov 17, 2020

Best practices to enhance the microbiological quality and safety of milk and yogurt in Borana, Ethiopia

Part of Addis Ababa University


Kebede Amenu

This innovation enhances the microbiological quality and safety of milk and yoghurt produced by pastoral women.

Stage 3: Proof of Concept

Training of women the improved knowledge, attitude, and practices with regard to milk hygiene and milkborne human diseases but detailed gender analysis is needed. The use of stainless steel for milk fermentation also needs further investigation.

Focus Areas:

Food Safety and Standards and Livestock & Agriculture

Food Safety and Standards and Livestock & AgricultureSEE LESS

Implemented In:


EthiopiaSEE LESS

Country Implemented In
Verified Funding


Unsafe dairy products can cause health risks for consumers



These best practices improve the knowledge, attitudes and practices of women pastoralists

Target Beneficiaries

Pastoralist milk producers and processors

Competitive Advantage

Current solutions have not been adapted to the context of Ethiopian pastoralists


Date Unknown
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
TITLEImproving handling practices and microbiological safety of milk and milk products in Borana pastoral communities, Ethiopia
Implemented InEthiopia
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In

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