SNV placed high priority on internal and external learning and knowledge development on the inclusive dairy value chain. Enhancing Dairy Sector Growth in Ethiopia (EDGET 2013-2017) project developing learning and knowledge management strategy in 2014 identified key knowledge development activities.


  • joined and became an active member of the livestock platform and Livestock Task Force;
  • organised dairy good practice events at woreda and zonal levels;
  • participated in various technical working groups and multi-stakeholder meetings to contribute to cross-organisational learning, collaboration and knowledge sharing;
  • facilitated exposure and learning visits;
  • developed and disseminated extension related and good practice materials in dairy production, processing, marketing and development;
  • shared the knowledge materials organising events.  


The project developed and disseminated nine practice briefs, eight farmer extension materials and nine extension training manuals under the mentioned themes.

Practice briefs:


Farmer extension materials:


Training manuals:


Mahlet Yohannes