Sustainability Performance in Supply Chain of Dairy Products: Examining the Constraints of Dairy Sector Using Value Chain Approach in Northern Regions, Tanzania

Catholic Sumuni


The aim of this study was to investigate the sustainability performance in supply chain of dairy products in Tanzania. The study conducted in Simanjiro district using cross-sectional survey method and focus group discussions. The findings of this study show that processing facilities, access to market, storage facilities, distribution and delivery system are the main enormous supply chain constraints which affect the sustainability performance of diary sector. This study recommends that in order to ensure sustainable performance of dairy sector, a multidisciplinary approach, value chain techniques, diverse strategies and dialogues should be taken involving all key actors (i.e. LGA’s, civil society, respective ministries, smallholders’ farmers, processing firms, and dairy entrepreneurs).

Keywords: Dairy sector, Sustainable performance, Supply chain, Value chain

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/11-32-11

Publication date: November 30th 2019


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