Tag: Livestock

Panjab Minister praised UVAS for the uplifting of livestock sector

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PR: The Punjab Minister for Higher Education Syed Raza Ali Gillani along with UVAS Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Ravi Campus Pattoki. They visited various departments of Ravi Campus Pattoki including Central Laboratory Complex (CLC), Livestock Research & Training Center, Dairy Animal Training & […]…Read More

Climate change affecting desert ecosystem, livestock: experts

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In Pakistan, desert ecosystem is also not safe from the adverse effect of climate change and the weather conditions sometimes become so harsh that it makes life of people and their livestock miserable, said the Climate change and conservation experts.The deserts of Thar and Cholistan are most affected by climate change and varying rainfall patterns […]…Read More

UVAS arranged “Post Budget Meeting on Review of Livestock Initiatives”

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Meeting recommended enhancing import duty on whey milk and powdered milk while fisheries, Poultry, Red meat sectors included in the zero rated sectors LAHORE (06-06-17): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I) chaired a meeting on discussion of Federal Budget 2017-18 in the (UVAS) syndicate room to discuss […]…Read More

UVAS plans Livestock Technology Park on Ravi campus

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article image C2 UVAS: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore has planned to establish a Livestock Technology Park’ on its Ravi Campus Pattoki under the Public Sector Development Programme. In this connection, the UVAS organised a consultative meeting with stakeholders to have their input on the project before finalizing the components. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and renowned industrialist Syed Yawar Ali jointly chaired the meeting and sought suggestions from…Read More

Tackling climate change through livestock

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article image Agriculture sector contributes 10-12 per cent of total GHG emissions from human activities directly. Additional indirect emissions that can be attributed to agriculture arise from fertilizer production, clearing of forest land and the use of fossil fuels in farm operations, storage and transport. Emissions directly associated with animal production have increased by about 1.1 per cent per year since 2000, linked to a steady growth in demand for animal products. At the same time, the…Read More

Argentina offers agri, livestock tech transfer

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Ambassador of Argentina Rodolfo J. Martin Saravia has said that although the trade volume was not that big between Argentina and Pakistan, but lot of potential existed for enhancing it, and for that collective efforts are required. "The business communities of both the countries must join hands and work together for improving trade ties by regularly participating in exhibitions, organizing trade delegations’ visits and holding other such activities in both…Read More

Major initiative taken to overhaul KP livestock sector

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: The people of urban areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are gravely exposed to livestock products coming from unhygienic farming system in the province, like adulterated milk and even dead birds imported there. However, the Dairy Science Park (DSP) has offered its services through veterinary and medical experts and representatives of the industry as well as the administration. This development has emerged during a meeting of a delegation of DSP with Senior KP Minister…Read More

Biogas production from livestock manure

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article image GLOBAL ENERGY demand is growing rapidly and approximately 88% of this demand is met by fossil fuels at present time. At the same time, concentration of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere is rising rapidly, with fossil fuel-derived CO2 emission being the most important contributor. In order to minimize related global warming and climate change impacts, GHG emissions must be reduced to less than half of global emission levels of 1990. Another important global challenge is the…Read More

Livestock policy research center inaugurated in UVAS

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A new "Centre for Applied Policy Research in Livestock (CAPRL)" has been established in University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore. The aim for the establishment of the center is to reinforce policy and institutional reforms through robust research and development of livestock sector in the province for sustainable economic growth. The center is the result of joint efforts of UVAS and United States Agency for International Development (USAID…Read More

Livestock policy research centre inaugurated in UVAS

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A new "Centre for Applied Policy Research in Livestock (CAPRL)" has been established in University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore. The aim for establishment of the centre is to reinforce policy and institutional reforms through robust research and development of livestock sector in the province for sustainable economic growth. The centre is the result of joint efforts of UVAS and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The…Read More