Effects Of Rwanda Dairy Development Project (RDDP) On Improving Livelihoods Of Dairy Farmers In Rwanda
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The dairy subsector of the agriculture sector in Rwanda is crucial for rural development, poverty reduction, nutrition improvement and food security. It offers a pathway, out of poverty for the large number of households keeping livestock and those who provide services and add value throughout the supply chain. The dairy subsector is the largest segment of the livestock unit in Rwanda, which accounts for 10.5 percent of agricultural gross domestic product (GDP) and also the fastest growing subsector within the agriculture sector.