Milk production soars

ZAMBIA’S milk production has increased to 618 million litres per annum from the 188 million litres in the 1990s.
Minister of Fisheries and Livestock Kampamba Mulenga said the current per capita consumption of milk stands at 20 litres and that Government plans to increase this to 35 litres by increasing milk production to 700 million litres per annum by 2027.
Ms Mulenga said that not all milk produced is consumed; some milk is absorbed by industries while the rest is wasted.
She was speaking at the just-ended Zambia Agriculture and Commercial Show in Lusaka.
“In order for the country to attain the 35 litres per capita consumption level, Government has put in place some measures that include construction of milk collection centres, establishment and

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