African Jersey Forum Conference 2023 – Resources

Wednesday 28th June 2023

Thank you to everyone who joined for the African Jersey Forum Conference 2023, at the end of June.

Visitors to Malawi enjoyed two days of farm tours, alongside a day’s Conference at the Protea Hotel on 28th June.

The Conference was also streamed online around the globe.

Videos of the Conference presentations can be viewed below once available, and pdfs of the slides are also available to download.

Mr Robert Perchard – President Royal Jersey Agricultural & Horticultural Society
Welcoming Comments to Malawi audience

Deputy Carolyn Labey – Jersey Minister for International Development
Welcoming Comments to Malawi audience

Video about Conference hosts:
Shire Highlands Milk Producers Association (SHMPA), Malawi

Dr Bettie Kawonga, PhD – Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)
Dairy Production Systems in Malawi

Dr Bettie Kawonga – slides


Brendon Irvine – Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
Development of a Stabilized Jersey – Bos Indicus Cross for Tropical and Sub-Tropical Conditions

Brendon Irvine – slides

Dr Tiffany Wood – Dyneval Limited
An introduction to Dynescan – Expert Semen Quality Analysis

Dr Tiffany Wood – slides

Dr Tim Byrne – Abacus Bio
Dairy Genetic Improvement Programme Design – A National Approach

Dr Tim Byrne – slides

Video about Jersey South Africa

Dr Bernice Mostert – SA Studbook
Breeding a Sustainable Jersey for Africa

Dr Bernice Mostert – slides

John Sassel – JS Africa
Jerseys in West Africa – Milking for Profit

John Sassel – slides

David Hambrook – Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society (RJAHS)
RJA&HS D4D Programmes Review

David Hambrook – slides

Dr Barnabas Chitalu – Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) / Royal Jersey Agricultural & Horticultural Society
Building a Resilient Smallholder Dairy system in Zambia

Dr Barnabas Chitalu – slides


Simon Boas – Jersey Overseas Aid
Closing address to the Malawi audience

As well as in Malawi, a crowd also gathered in Kigali, Rwanda to watch the Presentation. They also received a presentation live from Innocent Rwamuhizi. The slides for the  presentation are available to download below.

Rwanda Presentation – slides


A video of the full day of the Conference is available to watch below.