Strengthening Adamawa’s dairy sector: IITA and Sebore Farms paving the way to prosperity

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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is exposing youths in Adamawa state to the opportunities in the dairy industry. This is facilitated through two of its youths in agribusiness project- IFAD Agrihub and the Innovative Youth in Agriculture projects. The two projects have identified Sebore Farms in Adamawa State as a reliable partner to drive this cause.

Through the combined efforts of the projects, 300 youth, including women, were trained in milk production, milk handling, supply, linkages to market, and finance. At the end of the training, the participants established thirty vibrant youth-led cooperatives with the focus to produce and supply their milk to Sebore Farms. Sebore Farms is a company involved in the production of yoghurt and other related products. It requires 140,000 litres of milk daily to operate optimally and meet its market demands.

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