Policy in Dairy

The dairy development policy provides direction on the growth and development of the dairy sector.  The policy acknowledges the role of informal milk markets in the development of the sector and will help to legitimize small-scale milk traders, subject to them being trained and certified in milk hygiene. The governament is currently engaging the stakeholders in formulating the National Dairy Policy (Draft) and the National Animal Breeding Policy (Draft) with a view to develop the sector futher.

An elaborate legal and regulatory framework supports the dairy industry in Kenya. The main regulatory body in the dairy industry is the Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) and has the responsibility of developing, promoting and regulating the dairy industry. The Kenya Bureau of Standards is the statutory body charged with enforcement of standards and certification of quality standards of all products and services in the country.

List of the policies that affect Dairy sector in Kenya