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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more
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DAIRY’S ROLE IN NOURISHING THE WORLD
Every day, billions of people around the world consume high quality protein, calcium and other key nutrients from milk and dairy products.
Hundreds of millions depend on the dairy sector for their livelihoods as farmers, processors, suppliers or traders.
Read more

About IDF
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) represents the global dairy sector and ensures the best scientific expertise is used to support high quality milk and nutritious, safe and sustainable dairy products.
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LATEST UPDATES
30 November 2017 / Publications

IDF Annual Report 2016-2017

These guidelines aim at providing principles for identifying biodiversity indicators that can be used to measure progress and assist technical advisors of dairy industry stakeholders in improving biodiversity management.

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17 October 2017 / Publications

IDF Guide on Biodiversity

These guidelines aim at providing principles for identifying biodiversity indicators that can be used to measure progress and assist technical advisors of dairy industry stakeholders in improving biodiversity management.

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16 October 2017 / Publications

Animal Health Report #11

The IDF Animal Health Report addresses key issues affecting the dairy sector. The report is a worldwide journey through the field of animal health and welfare within dairy and provides insights on topics including biosecurity, mastitis, antimicrobial resistance and animal care standards. It includes research progress, global insights and expert opinion.

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WORKING AREAS
Nutrition

Nutrition

IDF supports science-based nutrition policies to ensure that dairy is an integral part of the diet for all age groups and contributes to sustainable nutrition for all

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Sustainability

Sustainability

IDF supports a vibrant dairy sector committed to improving its ability to provide safe and nutritious milk and dairy products whilst preserving natural resources

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Dairy Safety & Quality

Dairy Safety & Quality

IDF engages in safeguarding the integrity and transparency of the dairy supply  chain to ensure the safety and quality of milk and dairy products

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Standards

Standards

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

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KEY FACTS
1 Billion

Dairy provides up to one billion livelihoods

802.2 million

In 2014, milk production was estimated at 802.2 million tonnes.

+2.3%

Milk production is steadily growing: +2.3% on average every year since 2000.

83.6 billion USD

In 2013, the trade of milk products equals around 83.6 billion USD in terms of value.

150 million

Globally, around 150 million small-scale dairy households, equivalent to 750 million people, are engaged in milk production

328.4 billion USD

In 2013, the gross production value of raw milk produced across the world equals 328.4 billion USD.

+25%

Consumption of dairy products is expected to increase by 25% between 2015 and 2024.

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