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Large Scale Dairy Farming in Eswatini

Large Scale Dairy Farming in Eswatini

The demand for fresh milk in mostly all developing countries encourages investment in dairy farming. Where in African countries the land tenure often takes the form of a lease, investors co-invest into the farming operations as well as being the leaseholder. For dairy...

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Triple Dairy brings knowledge to farmers

Triple Dairy brings knowledge to farmers

Bles Dairies has taken the initiative to establish Triple Dairy, a knowledge company that specialises in a modern approach to transfer knowledge and knowhow. With its strong partners Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and Aeres Group, Triple Dairy provides a...

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Determination of the cost price of milk production in Uganda

Determination of the cost price of milk production in Uganda

After nearly 3 months in South-Western Uganda, Mark Woltheus is almost at the end of his internship for Bles Dairies Consultancy. Mark’s goal was to determine the cost price of milk production at 32 Lead Farms (i.e. large-scale dairy farms) participating in the Pearl...

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FDOV Nigeria: Pregnancy diagnosis in heifers

FDOV Nigeria: Pregnancy diagnosis in heifers

Last week, Bles Dairies expert Anne Terpstra was in Nigeria, visiting various dairy farms that are part of the FDOV Nigeria project. He checked the recently arrived heifers for pregnancy with a scanner that he brought with him. A number of people will have to check...

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New Managing Director for Bles Dairies: Jurjen Boerrigter

New Managing Director for Bles Dairies: Jurjen Boerrigter

We are pleased to inform you that as of January 1st  2020, Jurjen Boerrigter will be joining Bles Dairies as Managing Director. With this appointment, Henk Bles hands over his current position. As Managing Director Jurjen will be responsible for the growth and...

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Pearl: Dairy Development Programme at Mbarara (Uganda)

Pearl: Dairy Development Programme at Mbarara (Uganda)

Within the Pearl Dairy Development Programme (DDP) at Mbarara, Uganda, Bles Dairies Consultants have trained over the last ten weeks, 24 young Ugandan graduates to become Dairy Farm Advisors (DDEs). The training programme consisted of a mix of classroom training,...

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Training of Nigerian farmers and extension workers

Training of Nigerian farmers and extension workers

Bles Dairies Consultancy is engaged in the implementation of a Dairy Development project for the leading milk processing plant in Nigeria. The goal of the project is to train a selected number of Nigerian master-farmers and project & extension staff. A group of...

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Travel Through the Unique World of Entrepreneur Henk Bles

Travel Through the Unique World of Entrepreneur Henk Bles

Managing Director Henk Bles was interviewed by Holstein International, read the entire article here. A keen eye for development in the dairy industry: That is one of the most prominent core qualities of the Dutch company Bles Dairies. With lots of passion and driven...

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