Covid-19 related dairy crisis – the fear is bigger than its impact – yet Dairy experts from 70 countries have been discussed the Covid-19 related dairy crisis during the 21th IFCN Dairy Conference on June 2nd – 3rd. The event focused on the status of the dairy...
Indian Dairy 2.0, let’s move from “Shaktiman” to “Superman” With Dairy 1.0 India became the largest milk producing country in the world. Today India is producing 23% of the world’s milk, keeping 36% of the world’s dairy cows/buffalos and having 60% of the world’s...
Plant-based alternatives are gaining popularity – yet an exit from milk as source of protein is not foreseen. On the contrary, IFCN even foresees an increased demand for dairy products in the long-term. Transparency and fact-based information are key to address the...
IFCN is delighted to inform you about the release of IFCN Data Products for the year 2020. These databases can be an excellent navigation tool in the current time of uncertainty as well as an assistance to you with your long term strategic planning.
IFCN has contributed together with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the UN Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock and the Global Dairy Platform (GDP) in publishing the second research paper in a series on the question how dairy can help address socio-economic challenges set out in the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals.
IFCN Dairy Data
Dairy sector analysis
National and global analysis of milk production, consumption, trade and the related drivers
Milk price analysis
Global dairy commodity prices, local farm gate milk prices and price transmission schemes
Dairy chain analysis
Analyzing the dairy value chain from the farmer through the consumer with a key focus is on the margins in the chain
Dairy policy analysis
As policy is one of the key drivers in the dairy sector the IFCN has a set of tools to quantify the impacts of different policies
IFCN Farm Analysis
Analysis of the cost of milk production: worldwide comparison of micro-economic results such as cost of milk production, returns, profitability and productivities of dairy farms and the drivers behind them
Sustainability of milk production
Tools to evaluate the sustainability of dairy farming systems, which also covers social and environmental indicators such as greenhouse gas emissions by different farm types
Dairy farm structure analysis
Monitoring dairy farm numbers and farm size developments