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Feasibility Study for Establishing a Centre of Excellence in Dairy ...

Feasibility Study for Establishing a Centre of Excellence in Dairy ...

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mode can remain in business. The sector must also ensure that as the supply of goatmilk grows, markets can continue absorbing its production by offering safe and qualityproducts in the marketplace. Accordingly, the dairy goat sector must embrace researchefforts on a number of fronts in order to increase profit margins and remain competitiveeven though it is financially limited in its ability to support research. Lessons learnedfrom other sectors will show severe economic penalties for a sector that is ill preparedto deal with new production and marketing issues. Consequently, a research strategy isneeded whereby priorities for the sector are identified and adhered to with an adequatelevel of funding.A market driven research strategy would see early efforts focus on consumers byidentifying and understanding market segments. The results of these studies would inturn determine the food attributes needed for these markets, including accessibility tonew products. Equipped with this new knowledge, producers and processors can thendetermine the production systems and processing requirements needed to supply themarkets. As a sector, critical factors for success can be identified which would drive theresearch priorities for the sector.The following illustration identifies an approach over a 10 year timeframe presenting thetiming of the research effort and the balancing of allocations among economicsustainability, food- related research and production needs.6 | P a g e

As many of the research needs are applicable to all small ruminants, the sector willneed to develop alliances to optimize its ability to support research. Animal health andgenetics research on goats for meat and milk can be optimized by including similarresearch needs for sheep.In addition to a sector profile, a literature review, a media search for recent goat-relatedtopics, a sector governance review, and a review of the Quebec dairy goat sector,provided the necessary background to complete a Strengths, Weaknesses,Opportunities and Threats analysis (SWOT). The SWOT analysis then supported theformulation of a common vision for the Centre.A Vision for the CentreTo promote the growth and competitiveness of the dairy goat and smallruminant sectors by servicing consumer demands for consistent, qualityproducts in the marketplace.The Centre of Excellence will deliver on its mandate through technology transferactivities, demonstration of production practices and basic and applied research.The Centre will be guided by an Advisory Committee.A Market Responsive Strategy for the Centre of ExcellenceThe following diagram outlines a basic structure for a Centre of Excellence. The Centrewould be guided by consumer segments in the market place along with producer andprocessor representation. Market signals and market intelligence would drive researchdecisions at the Centre to ensure the work of the Centre supports a number of researchmandates for the Centre.7 | P a g e

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