The Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers
Promoting, Advancing and Developing the Production of Milk and Dairy Products

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ESADA meeting

AGM 2014

open session AGM 2015

The pictures on this page show the ESADA Conference 2013 and the Open Sessions following the AGMs in 2014 and 2015.

ZADF Communications and Lobbying on behalf of the Dairy Industry

Communications
Communications and Information transfer between Members and related organisations and individuals is achieved via:

  • Regular Regional Meetings
  • Field Days and Farm Visits
  • Newsletters to Members
  • Technical information handouts
  • Dairy Mail magazines by physical delivery
  • Facebook Page, Website and bulk SMS
  • Representation to relevant local, regional and international institutions on behalf of Members and the Dairy Industry as a whole
  • Market linkages to input suppliers and processors

Lobbying
An important role palyed by the Association is to lobby relevant authorities on behalf of members. These lobbying activities cover such areas as:

  • Labour issues affecting the operating environment of Members;
  • Legislation affecting Members, such as relevant to EMA, ZINWA and ZIMRA;
  • Electricity supply issues, by engaging ZESA;
  • Communicating with relevant Government Ministries, Departments and Representatives, by engaging in dialogue on behalf of Members and the Industry to create and promote an enabling operating environment.
AGM 2014 2

AGM 2015 open session

These fora provide an excellent opportunity for both ZADF officals and Members to engage with authorities and organisations affecting dairy operations and put across the points of view of dairy farmers.

Other lobbying is carried out year round by ZADF offcials.