Women Dairy Producers in Colombia: Women and dairy sector enterprises leverage private and public sector investment at scale
Women's Economic Leadership
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This case study explores a partnership between a private company foundation, Oxfam and farmer cooperatives, which combined targeted training for women, finance, a market opportunity and addressing care work, resulting in increased recognition of women as dairy farmers and demonstrating that smallholders could be commercial suppliers. The success of the project has changed government credit policy and leveraged millions in regional funds to replicate the micro-dairies.