Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 09:50

This is a statutory body that falls under Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF) established by the Dairy Industry Act of 1998 and was mandated to take up regulatory and developmental functions of the dairy sector. UCCCU has collaborated with DDA in advising dairy farmers on quality standards of milk especially in South Western Uganda. Since its inception, DDA has been carrying out the following activities for the benefit of UCCCU: Registering and licensing milk processors and traders; Supporting dairy farmers; On behalf of UCCCU, DDA has also acted as arbitrator in any conflict between dairy farmers and processors; Coordinating all dairy processing and marketing promotional activities; Pooling dairy industry data processing and marketing data.