Milk Afric launches P120m dairy project

Government, Milk Afric and Lobatse Town Council officials doing the ground breaking ceremony PIC: KABO MPAETONA
Government, Milk Afric and Lobatse Town Council officials doing the ground breaking ceremony PIC: KABO MPAETONA

Lobatse: Former vice president of Botswana, Ponatshego Kedikilwe last Friday broke the ground for a 20,000 litres-per-day dairy project that is expected to plug the country’s milk deficit gap.

The project, which is promoted by Milk Afric, is worth P120 million and would create 250 jobs in the next two-and-half years.

Milk Afric, which has signed a processing agreement with Parmalat, has also roped in the Lobatse Town Council as they entered into a Public Private Partnership (PPP) through leasing of the dairy farm for 25 years.

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