" Golden Door For Rural Entrepreneurial Smallholder Farmers"
Our Project Director Dr. Mrs. Yasantha Mapatuna addressed the “Dairy Investment Forum” organized by Market Oriented Dairy Program (MOD) which is funded by USDA. She has elaborated the importance of partnerships development between key stakeholders in the daily sector to obtain synergetic benefits through value chain development approach which is sustainable in the long run. Further, she highlighted the significant involvement of MOD for Dairy Industry development in the country and requested them to intervene more on areas such as research and development, promotion of fresh milk consumption and farmer based organizations (FBO) development to strengthen the industry even more in the future. See Currently, SAPP is working on 4 partnerships with MOD where MOD is playing an integral part on farmer capacity development, implementation and Monitoring & Evaluation aspects of those partnerships.