• The Australian government has provided funding through Agriculture Sector Linkages Program (ASLP) for a dairy project aimed to increasing dairy production of small holder dairy farms in Pakistan by improving current extension services. Charles Sturt University (CSU, Australia) are working in collaboration with the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore for the implementation of this project. The project started in 2007 and is due to be completed in 2015. The major objectives of the project are:
    • To determine the most effective manner in which the extension model from Phase-I can be scaled out with a lower level of direct supervision to different areas of Pakistan
    • To develop and demonstrate strategies for optimizing feed resources for smallholder dairy farmers
    • To identify and promote profitable new strategies for calf rearing.
    • To identify and promote profitable strategies for milk production by improving milk marketing options for a quality product
    • Build the capacity of key personnel driving the production and marketing of milk from the farm to the consumer


  • 7th Extension Worker Training Workshop
    Project has organized 7th workshop on dairy animal breeds & their selection .

  • Biostatistics Workshop
    Project is going to organaize biostatistic workshop for early cariers at UVAS, Peter Thomson will be the resource person .

  • The 4th SAADC, 2013
    Peter Wynn & Hassan Mahmood participated in the international conference on sustainable animal agriculture for developing countries held in China

  • Fodder Research Trial
    Shoaib Tufail PhD scholar from CSU, running a commercial fodder seed production trial in Kasur & Okara

  • Training of Balochistan & KPK VO's
    Project has successfully organized first extension worker training workshop for the VO's from these two provinces

  • Success Stories
    Project has published a booklet on key successes of our farmers

  • Community Farm
    Project has developed first community farm at chak 34, Kasur


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