The International Dairy Federation (IDF) is looking to recruit a Communications Director to lead the organisation’s communications and public relations. As the united global voice of the global dairy sector, the IDF is constantly looking to enhance the effectiveness and impact of its communications to support its mission to help nourish the world with safe and sustainable dairy products.Read more - Download
The newly-appointed Director General of the IDF said today the organisation is wholly committed to driving forward its scientific heritage and helping the dairy sector make a greater impact in a fast-moving media and political climate.Read more - Download
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.Read more - 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.