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UVAS DAIRY-BEEF PROJECT TEAM HOSTED COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE WORKSHOP

The Dairy-Beef Project Team of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with University of Melbourne (UM) hosted daylong Community of Practice workshop at Avari Hotel Lahore. Speaking on the occasion, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Nasim Ahmad put focus to the organizations to sustain the whole family extension approach activities even Dairy-Beef project ends.  Dr. Amjad Saqib from Akhuwat Foundation shared that Dairy-Beef project support sharing extension research lessons are the instrumental to improve farm production in Kasur district whereas he is also keen to disseminate project result into other communities and other districts. Later, Dr. David McGill from Australia spoke about the objectives of the workshop & brief introduction of the project the team from UVAS & UM in his online video message. Dr. Humera Iqbal briefed about the project update (focus-objectives, gender mainstream and future plan) while Dr. Hassan Mahmood Warraich spoke about the Impacts of the Whole family extension approach (WFEA) training intervention on the capacity building of farm advisors within the current livestock advisory services system of Pakistan.