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1 Food For Progress & Food for Education Program Overview Innovative Solutions for Global Prosperity

2 2 Mission Land O'Lakes International Development develops market-driven agribusiness systems to generate economic growth, improve health and nutrition, and alleviate poverty. We apply a value chain approach to: Agricultural productivity and competitiveness Food processing, product development, and quality assurance Enterprise, cooperative, and association development Food security and livelihood creation

3 3 Land OLakes Facts Recent Country Programs ArmeniaTurkmenistan AzerbaijanUkraine Georgia Uzbekistan Russia Angola DR Congo Ethiopia Guinea Kenya Rwanda Madagascar Sudan Tanzania Uganda Zambia Albania Bulgaria Macedonia Philippine s Indonesia East Timor Malawi Mali Mozambique Nigeria South Africa Colombia Honduras Nicaragua Afghanistan Bangladesh Pakistan Palestine Sri Lanka

4 4 13 School Nutrition Programs Six Food for Progress Programs 323,360 Total MT of commodities monetized 28,000 MT Corn 6,000 MT Feed Peas 45,750 MT NFDM 82,160 MT Soybean Meal 149,450 MT Wheat 4,000 MT Soybean Oil 8,000 MT Butter Land OLakes Monetization

5 5 Land OLakes Current USDA Projects/Years CountryYearCommodityTonnageProgram Pakistan2004 – 2008NFDM7,300 MTSNP 416 (b) Uganda2005 – 2008Wheat11,100 MTFFP Bangladesh2005 – 2009NFDM3,000 MTSNP 416 (b) Philippines2005 – 2008NFDM3,200 MTSNP 416 (b) Kenya2006 – 2009Wheat25,000 MTFFP Philippines2006 – 2009Soybean Meal11,910 MTFFP Feed Peas6,000 MT Madagascar Wheat12,450 MTFFP

6 6 Commodity Management Overall strategic advice on proposal development planning. Commodity market information and analysis Port, storage and warehousing information Bellmon analysis, information on Usual Marketing Requirements (UMRs) Advertisement in local media – invitation on bids Sale and other contracts Shipment

7 7 Current School Nutrition Program Snapshots Jamalpur District Four upzilas (counties): Jamalpur Sadar, Sharishabari, Melandah, Islampur 600 schools 130,000 children fed daily Local Partners: Milk: AKG, PRAN, BRAC Dairy Helen Keller International Biscuits: Ratan Food, Globe Biscuits, Olympic Biscuits Bangladesh School Feeding Program

8 8 Sindh Province, Ghotki District 2,000 government primary schools 160,000 students fed daily Girls enrollment in program district risen 130% compared to only 29% in non-program districts Partners: Haleeb Foods, EM5 Nutraceutical, Sewai Foundation, Khan Distribution Services, Kyanat Foundation Pakistan School Feeding Program

9 9 Camarines Sur Province; 408 Schools across the cities of Pili, Naga City and Goa 168,380 children fed daily Partners: RFM Milk, Alaska Milk Universal Robina Corporation, First Choice Food Corporation XVC Logistics Corporation Philippines School Feeding Program

10 10 Arrange fair and skillful monetization and barter arrangements Create industry contacts that foster partnerships Develop proper use of commodities with USDA and local buyers. Well-trained staff Teach world class manufacturing techniques Computerize warehousing and inventory management techniques. Improve Monitoring & Evaluation techniques Refurbish schools Educate on proper hygiene Make connections at the highest level of the government, industry Ensure sustainability Land O Lakes SNP Footprints

11 11 Assistance Provided All Along the Dairy Value Chain Improved Production: Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Increased Sales and Household Income Cooperative Development and Bulk Sales Input Supplies and Services Improvements in Quality Increased Market Access Market Milk/Nutrition Messages to Schoolchildren Investment by Local Entities Food for Progress

12 12 Production: Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Philippines 400 pregnant Holstein-Sahiwal cows imported from New Zealand & distributed to 162 farmers in 16 co-ops under cow loan program,150 planned in 2008

13 13 Increased Sales & Household Incomes Sri Lanka: Negotiated 5 rupee/liter price increase for fixed farm gate milk price Farmers producing 4-5 liters per day increased income by 6-7.5%. Milk supply exceeded demand, resulting in introduction of paneer cheese, sales increased 15% in one month, 30% overall

14 14 Encouraging farmers to form or join cooperatives, where appropriate to gain the following benefits: Economies of scale in purchasing inputs & marketing costs Facilitates access to farm gate open market Facilitates off-season sales Venue for training and technical assistance together Strength in numbers: Leverage sale price Cooperative Development & Bulk Sales

15 15 Sri Lanka: LOL facilitated obtaining raw material inputs for Yarlco feed mill via bulk shipment with major A9 highway closed $20,000 loan to Yarlco to enable bulk purchase of raw materials for feed mill matched 1:1 with own funds LOL facilitates local analysis of Yarlco feed shown as 90% satisfactory, & results used to improve quality Input Supplies and Services

16 16 Philippines 91 farmers trained on milk quality & testing standards Two processing plants provided equipment to enhance operations & TA provided to 20 employees Improvements in Quality Training and capacity building from milk shed to consumer Better quality means higher prices and incomes Better quality expands markets for industry (domestic and international), increases revenues, and supports sustainability Quality enhancements aid nutrition

17 17 Sri Lanka: Research & analysis assisted by University of Jaffna Faculty of Commerce & Management studies on market trends, current production, retail & farm gate prices, consumption & milk value chain, consumer knowledge New channels including Telecom Jaffna, Jaffna Multipurpose Cooperative Increased Market Access: Local and Export Outlets

18 18 Builds sustainable nutrition Builds a socially responsible industry Builds a responsive government that invests in people Builds a market highly nutritious foods Builds a market for health and nutrition Marketing Milk to School Children and Promoting Nutrition Messages

19 19 Philippines: For school milk component: almost 50% funded by project and 50% funded by local government units, Dept. of Education, National Dairy Association (NDA) $175,000 has been received in matching support & activities by local partners President Gloria Arroyo has budgeted $4.5 million to feed 70,000 school children in Lanao Del Norte province & surrounding areas; milk will be supplied by NGO Lanao Foundation, Inc. which received processing equipment, TA, and management support from LOL By LOA (July 09), estimated $4.75 million to be provided by local partner activities, exceeding USDA $4.2 million investment Sustainability through Investment by Local Entities

20 20 This is NOT just a program for us – it is a passion, it is a commitment and it supports our values of eliminating hunger across the globe.


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