• One of the most important tasks for the project was to transfer the knowledge about dairy farming to the small holder dairy farmers in Pakistan. For this purpose, some of the most motivated workers were selected from NRSP, L& DD, and Idara-e-Kissan. They were given various trainings to improve their confidence, communication and leadership skills to enable them to organize and facilitate farmer discussion group. In addition to those trainings, extension workers were also given trainings on each topic to be delivered to the farmers. With the help of these extension workers,the project conducted farmer discussion groups every 6 weeks in each of the selected villages. The farmers were trained about different aspects of a profitable dairy farming. In addition to these trainings, farmers were also provided opportunities to visit various dairy farms to show them the modern dairy practices.


  • 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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