It included short presentations and proof points from global dairy leaders as well as from Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on the contribution of the dairy sector to the achievement of key Sustainable Development Goals such as ending poverty and hunger, and protecting the environment...Read more
This report shows our results according to the work program set in conjunction with the Board and the Science Programme and Coordination Committee (SPCC). Focusing on our four priority areas, we identified key accomplishments in the areas of standards, nutrition, food safety and quality as well as sustainability, all underpinned by the essential work of our seventeen Standing Committees...Download
IDF contributes to the development of science-based globally harmonized standards, guidelines, codes of practice and related methodologies across all working areas, to continually improve regulatory environments for the dairy sector
Dairy provides up to one billion livelihoods
In 2014, milk production was estimated at 802.2 million tonnes.
Milk production is steadily growing: +2.3% on average every year since 2000.
In 2013, the trade of milk products equals around 83.6 billion USD in terms of value.
Globally, around 150 million small-scale dairy households, equivalent to 750 million people, are engaged in milk production
In 2013, the gross production value of raw milk produced across the world equals 328.4 billion USD.
Consumption of dairy products is expected to increase by 25% between 2015 and 2024.