1 To conduct a studfy using participatory rapid rural appraisal (RRA) to identify the constraints, challenges and opportunities in the camel milk production and marketing chain.
2 To undertake cross-sectional survey to analyze the current camel milk production, market structure and demand Laikipia anfd Isiolo districts, and Nairobi city
3 To determine the hygienic status and factors influencing the hygienic status of camel milk production and milk handling.
4 To determine the presence of selected microbial pathogens in camel milk
5 To determine the therapeutic antimicrobials residue levels in camel milk.
6 To carry out a baseline survey to determine the thiocyanate content in camel milk in relation to existing forages in study sites
7 To investigate the potential use of Lactoperoxidase system in the preservation of raw camel milk.
8 To design the layout and evaluate the performance of innovative cost-effective pasteurization and packaging technology to facilitate market access.
9 To design information packages and communication strategies developed for each stakeholder category.