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International Workshop on Dairy Science Park November 21-23, IW-DSP-2011

International Workshop on Dairy Science Park
November 21-23, IW-DSP-2011

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The Second Volume of the Proceedings  

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Theme: Developing a hub of dairy enterprises in the flood affected regions of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa through partnership of academia, government, entrepreneurs & civil society

Venue: Agricultural University, Peshawar - 25120, Pakistan

  • Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, AUP
  • Directorates General, Livestock and Dairy Development (Extension and Research)
  • Pakistan Veterinary Medical Association
  • Livestock Trainers and Consultants
  • Alltech Pakistan Pvt Ltd
  • ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India
  • Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • The Livelihood Program, Inter Cooperation, Pakistan

  • Participation by the business and development organizations

    Official partnership:
    covering publication of their company profile, using their logos on banners, internet materials and AUP website and a certificate of acknowledgement:
    Advertisements in the proceedings book:
    Rs.20,000 / Page.
    Exhibition of Stalls
    Rs.20,000 for 40 sq ft.
    Special sponsors:
    sponsoring meals, tea, and traveling and boarding expenditures of speakers.

    Participation by individuals (tick one)

  • Pakistan: Rs. 500 for students ------------- Rs.1000 for regular participants ---------
  • Foreigners: US$ 150 for students --------- and US$ 300 for regular participant --------
  • (Payable at National Bank of Pakistan, University Campus Branch, Dean FAHVS a/c # 0000 159 943)

  • Paper submission:
    Abstracts may be submitted up to 5 November and full papers up to 10 November. Abstract will be published in the proceedings book and selected papers will be published in Pak Vet J or Sarhad J Agric after review and payment of fees.,

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    Contact: Prof. M Subhan Qureshi,
    Chief Organizer IW-DSP, Agricultural University, Peshawar-25120, Pakistan.
    Mobile: + 92 300 5877933,;
    Dr. Umar Sadique (AUP) Secretary, Mobile + 92 300 9030316,;
    Dr Muhammad Iqbal Khattak (VRI/LRD/PVMA), Mobile + 92 300-9001679
    Dr Asal Khan (L&DD), Mobile + 92 300-9357981
    Zahoor-ul-Hassan, Technical Coordinator, Moblie + 92 301 715 1531,;
    Dr Zakir Hussan (LTC), Mobile + 92 333-9476625
    Dr Shahzad N Jadoon (Alltech),
    Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (former NWFP) Agricultural University Peshawar-25120, Pakistan;
    (Tel. Office: + 92 91 9221028, Fax: + 92 91 9216520)


    Prof. Dr. Khan Bahadar Marwat, Vice Chancellor/Meritorious Professor,
    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Agricultural University Peshawar
    On Campus Committee
    Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naeem, Dean FCPtS Prof. Dr. Zahoor Ahmad Swati, Dean FCPdS
    Prof. Dr. Muneer Khan Khattak, Dean FRSS Prof. Dr. Alamzeb, Dean FNS>
    Prof. Dr. Muhammad Subhan Qureshi, Dean FAHVS Prof. Dr. Farhatullah, Director ASAR
    Prof. Dr. Sohail Akhtar, Chairman LM Department Prof. Dr. Nazir Ahmad, Chairman AN Department
    Prof. Dr. Gul Hassan (Retd), Weed Science Department Prof. Dr. Muhammd Jamal Khan, Director P&D
    Dr. M Azeem Khan, I/c Weed Science Department Dr. Sarzamin Khan, Chairman PS
    Dr. Sohail Ahmad, Chairman ABG Mr. Abdur Rafi, Provost
    Prof. Dr. Hidayatur Rahman, CE Dr. Nazir Hussain Shah, Director General (Res)
    Dr. Farzand Ali Jan, Director Finance Dr. Muhammad Zulfikar, Registrar
    Mr. Rizwan Ahmad, Addl Director P&D Engr Lutfur Rahman, Director Works
    Dr. Umar Sadique, Secretary Dr Zahoorul Hassan, Technical Coordinator
    Dr. Ihsanullah, I/C Dairy Farm Dr Shoaib Sultan Afridee, Feed Mill Manager

    Off campus Committee
    Dr Sher Muhammad, DG Livestock (Ext) Prof Petert Wynn, CSU Australia
    Mr Muqarrab Ali Khan, DG Breed Improvement Dr Ghufranullah, DG Livestock Research
    Dr S Shabir Ahmad Shah, Director AHITI Mr Javed Khattak, Provincial Chief SMEDA
    Lt Col Munawar Shah, RVFC Dr Muhammad Arshad President PVMC
    Dr Malik Ayaz Wazir, President PVMA Prof Dr G Habib, UVAS, Lahore
    Prof Dr M Azam Kakar, BUITEMS, Quetta Prof Dr AN Naqvi, PARC, Islamabad
    Prof Dr Akhtar Qureshi, AJKU, Muzafarabad Prof Dr HA Samad, Islamic Univ Bahawalpur
    Prof Dr M Ashraf, UVAS, Lahore Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, UVAS, Lahore
    Prof Dr Nazir Ahmad, UA Faisalabad Prof Ahrar Khan, Editor Pak Vet J
    Prof Dr KB Mirbahar, SAU, Tandojam Dr Amanullah Akhtar, Gomal Vet College
    Prof Dr Muhammad Sarwar, UA Faisalabad Prof Dr Nematullah, UAA Rawalpindi
    Dr Shaukat Khan, Program Director, LTC Dr Khalid M Shauq, Vet News & Views
    Dr Iqbal Raheem, GS PVMA  


    IDF position on dairy farming
    The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has placed environmental considerations at the top of their priorities. According to Richard Doyle, IDF President, "IDF is taking a proactive approach to support sustainable agriculture by identifying best practices and sharing international experiences. Their objective is to ensure the production of safe and high quality nutritious dairy food for human consumption, undertaken in harmony with the environment."
    IDF recently participated with 6 other international organizations in the launch of the Global Dairy Agenda for Action; a declaration of the industry's commitment to making positive contributions to global action in addressing climate change. The declaration also includes the Green Paper, a compilation of 299 international initiatives where dairy industry stakeholders from over 40 countries have addressed environmental practices and impacts.

    The Global Dairy Agenda for Action on Climate Change is a statement of commitment by the dairy supply chain to take action to address climate change. The dairy supply chain is committed to providing consumers with the nutritious dairy products they want, in a way that is economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible. This includes reducing emissions of greenhouse gases such as methane, nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide that are associated with the production of a unit of dairy product and which contribute to climate change.

    The dairy supply chain recognized the need to work together in order to address this significant challenge. Climate change initiatives have already been launched around the world, but the signatories and participants of the Agenda for Action identified the need to pool knowledge and resources to achieve the changes in technology and practice needed to further reduce emissions.

    The World Dairy Situation
    The World Dairy Situation is being regularly documented by the IDF and last year it was published as Bulletin Number 438/2009. Milk production during 2009 reached a level of 580 million tons (cows) and 89 (buffaloes). This showed an increase of 24 and 48% during the last decade. The strongest gain was noticed in Asia, particularly in India.
    The growth rate in China retarded due to weaker demands followed by melamine scandal. In the US the low cost of production and historically lower farm milk prices caused retardation in milk production. The European Union showed in increase in milk production as a response to the rising milk prices.
    In South America milk production increased by 1.8% during 2008, exceeding self sufficiency and sparing it for export. In Australia and New Zealand the weather condition seemed to have more influence than other regions and milk out put increased up to June, 2009.

    Buffalo milk
    Buffalo milk increased at a double rate as compared to cow's during last decade at global level. 90% of buffalo milk is produced in India and Pakistan, the remaining coming from China, Egypt and Italy. 53% of the world milk produced is chanellalized to formal marketing and processing channels. In the North America, EU-15 and Japan this ratio reached 100% while in Russia, India, Pakistan and South America this ratio is considerably low and the milk is handled by "informal sector".

    Pakistan's standing
    Pakistan has been ranked 2nd in buffalo milk production and 3rd in total global milk production. Although the livestock sector contributes 55% to the agriculture added and 11.3% to the gross domestic products in the country, the role of the sector on export and production of certified products for human consumption inland is negligible. During the recent years the government has placed the sector on National Development Agenda and Livestock Development Policy has been implemented focused at private sector led livestock development, with the enabling environment provided by the government. Livestock and Dairy Development Board (LDDB) and Pakistan Dairy Development Company (PDDC) have been established in addition to other developmental organizations, to spearhead the development efforts. These two programs have been actively focusing on small and medium dairy farmers. National livestock production comprises US$ 22.5 b of milk and US$ 6.0 b meat, contributed by cattle, buffalo, sheep and goats valuing US$ 73 billion. Our province contributes 14% of these assets.

    The organizers
    Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science:
    The faculty is supporting the livestock sector through teaching, research and outreach services. DVM program has been in place since 2004, covering animal production and health disciplines through a curriculum approved by the PVMC/HEC. MSc (Hons) and PhD programs are offered in Livestock Management, Animal Nutrition and Poultry Science. A 6-months DVM internship is conducted with the cooperation of sister organizations and industry. Applied research is focused on field problems and livestock/poultry farmers are served through outreach services, the feed mills and the dairy processing unit.

    Livestock & Dairy Dev (Extension):
    The Directorate of L&DD undertakes to accomplish various assigned tasks in discharge of its responsibility towards the development of livestock sector for the benefits of the public in general and the farming community in particular, in order to raise their income and living standard. Breeding improvement directorate and Animal Husbandry In-service Training Institute are working for their specialized mandates.

    Directorate General L&DD (Research) comprises Veterinary Research Institute:
    and regional centers, engaged in control of poultry and livestock diseases of economic and zoonotic importance, enhancement of livestock productivity, poverty alleviation, women development and improvement in human diet and assistance to the universities in academic research. The Livestock Research and Development Directorate is focusing its efforts on livestock production and fodders research.

    Livestock Trainers and Consultants:
    LTC is a non-governmental organization dedicated to provide quality services to the farming community without discrimination & regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliations. LTC got registred under society act 1860. It is joining hands with the national and international sponsoring organizations to seek monetary funds to benefit all its stakeholders in the country.

    The Workshop
    The workshop has been organized to analyze the current situation in the country and propose means for research and development intervention in the dairy sector through coordinated efforts of academia, government departments, development agencies and private sector organizations.
    The initiative for holding this workshop was supported by National Vocational and Technical Education Commission (NAVTEC) of Pakistan and Agri-Science Park@ICRISAT, Hyderabad India (Mr Abdur Rahman Ilyas, Chief Operating Officer). The Global Dairy Health Limited has shown their interest in contributing to development of a model.
    In the meantime the country and especially the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Province were badly affected by the flood. The livestock holdings suffered the most, withdrawing the livelihood support from the people. Rehabilitation process is going to commence soon, supported by various donors. The workshop will provide a vehicle for the rehabilitation process, providing guidelines for erecting the hub of dairy enterprises in an environment friendly way providing livelihood support to the flood affected people. We intend to develop a business incentives package with the help of provincial government and KPCCI for the farmers and graduates to develop the dairy related business and utilize the available resources productively. International investment will be explored through KPCCI and the foreign missions.

    Paper submission
    Abstract will be published in the proceedings book and selected papers will be published in Pak Vet J or Sarhad J Agric after review and payment of fees.
    Abstract Submission: 5 November, 2011
    Full paper submission: 10 November, 2011

    Registration fees*

    Registration fees
    Pakistani delegates Foreign delegates
    Pak Rs. 1000 US$ 300
    Pak Rs. 500 US$ 150

    * These rates are valid for participants getting registered up to 5 November, 2011. Lately registered participants would have to pay 20% more.

    The organizing committee invites all interested academicians, civil society representatives, potential business partners and representatives of the provincial and federal government to participate in the workshop focused at converting the existing dairy resources to viable commercial enterprises and promote establishment of new enterprises through a network of all stakeholders to be called the Dairy Science Park. Invitation letters will be sent to interested persons.



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