GLOBAL G.A.P. trainings for dairy and livestock sector

BIC-UVAS Conducted the First Dairy Cluster Training as Capacity Building Firm (CBF) under the Supply Chain Improvement Project (SCIP), Government of the Punjab

First Dairy Cluster Training in Pakistan
First Dairy Cluster Training in Pakistan

March 15, 2013: SCIP is the unique initiative of Government of Punjab to remove the bottle necks in the export of livestock products and open the access of these products to international market and creation of linkages with domestic market. University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences Lahore (UVAS) play a vital role in this regard by conducting the GLOBAL G.A.P. trainings for dairy and livestock sector.

UVAS is providing the trainings to the approved clusters (3 – 15 farmers/members) of supply chain improvement project having the interest in Dairy, Beef, Mutton, Broiler, and Layer to make them certified with GLOBAL Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and make them eligible to get the incentives from government. These trainings not only emphasize on the Global GAP certification requirements but also focus on the production enhancement skills to the farmer so that they can earn more from their limited resources. UVAS will also provide the guidance to the new farmers who want to get the benefits through this project.

University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences Lahore (UVAS) conducted the first dairy cluster training as Capacity Building Firm (CBF) under the Supply Chain Improvement Project at Arif Wala district Pakpattan. This training includes introduction to Global GAP certification, farm standards implementation according to GLOBAL GAP requirements, record keeping, and lectures on production enhancement techniques. Training Coordinators Dr. Mudasser Ashfaq & Dr. Saeed Ahmed along with the project coordinator Sundas Iqbal conducted these training activities

The core objective of this training is to certify the livestock farms in the form of clusters for obtaining GLOBAL GAP Certification. Main theme of this certification is to open the global market horizons for the dairy farmers of Pakistan by ensuring that the milk produced at GAP certified farms is hygienic, safe and utmost quality.

Dr. Arshad H. Hashmi

Director Business Incubation Centre, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore.

Livestock and Dairy Developmen,

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