Milk Value Chain Constraints in Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt
Received Date: Feb 06, 2014 / Accepted Date: Mar 25, 2014 / Published Date: Mar 28, 2014
Milk has an important role as a vehicle for rural development. Many factors are implicated in milk value chain and marketability in Egypt such as milk production practices, unorganized farmer community, seasonal fluctuation both in production and consumption, financial aspects of dairying, role of middlemen, infrastructure, price fixation and role of government agencies. Many governmental regulatory measures that affect milk marketing is present but to somewhat not applied due to lack of control. This is the first time to highlight on milk value chain constraints in Egypt by using participatory disease surveillance system in data collection.
Keywords: Value chain; Constraints; Egypt
Citation: Abou El-Amaiem WE (2014) Milk Value Chain Constraints in Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt. Epidemiol 4:152. Doi: 10.4172/2161-1165.1000152
Copyright: © 2014 Abou El-Amaiem WE. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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