• One the important objective of the project was capacity building of Pakistani researchers and scientists in order to learn more about priority areas of research and development regarding the dairy sector of Pakistan.

    For this purpose various delegations of dairy experts from Pakistan have visited Australia so far. In June, 2008 dairy scientists were taken to Australia to provide them an opportunity to learn modern dairy farming techniques and practices. They visited several modern dairy farms in Australia. Find herewith detailed report. Dairy delegation to Australia

    In March, 2009 second delegation of young scientists with nutrition background visited Australia. The participants were from all the four provinces of Pakistan. The focus of this delegation was nutrition and all the participants were involved in intensive training workshop related to dairy nutrition, fodder management and fodder/silage making. The expertise which they got during their visit will be utilized throughout the country.

  • Project team attended an international conference at Canberra, Australia (Sep 2014)

  • The project has developed 9th extension module on improved fodder agronomic practices module.

  • 9th extension worker training was conducted for extension workers from Sindh and Punjab provinces on improved agronomic module (21 Nov 2014)

  • Upcoming Event

    Final term forum for ASLP phase II will be organized on 14 October, 2015.

  • Project has organized third training workshop for veterinary officers from Baluchistan & Khyber Paktunkhwa on improved agronomic practices, milk marketing & value addition at UVAS, Lahore (28-29 July 2015)

  • The project has successfully organized a three days training workshop on improved dairy farm practices for veterinary officers from all districts of Khyber Paktunkhwa under Bill & Malinda Gates foundation in Peshawar (9-12 Aug. 2015)

  • Dairy team has translated all the extension material in Sindhi language. The aim if this translation is effective dissemination of key extension messages among farmers and extension workers.

  • In order to address the milk marketing issue, the project has introduced three Ice cream making and one cream extraction entrepreneurship models for women in Sindh and Punjab.

  • Six students (4 UVAS, 2 UAF) have completed their internship with project.

  • Four village based seed enterprise (VBSE) for berseem fodder have been developed in Okara, Pakpattan and Bhakkar.

  • Currently one PhD student Thomas William from Charles Strut University, Australia is conducting his research with project to find out the incidence of parasites in buffaloes in Pakistan.

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