Heifer International Receives $25.5m Grant to Expand Its East Africa Dairy Development Program

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Heifer International will work with and invite new investors from the public and private sectors to raise an additional $16 million over five years to fully fund phase two of the regional project, which is designed to eradicate poverty in these developing countries. The project enables smallholder farmers to profitably participate in the growing dairy industry, improving nutrition and increasing farmer income and access to markets.

Source: allAfrica (link opens in a new window)

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, nutrition, public private partnerships, skill development