Pakistan positions 4th rank in milk producing countries. However, even at present, it is one of the lowest-in-the-world considering milk yield per cattle with merely 5% of production is going to the formal dairy value chain.
Dr.Muhammad Nasir said the country has massive potential to improve its milk production, per-capita consumption, and big surplus generation for exports but is connected to an enabling environment and establishment of a formal dairy value chain as per finest global practices.
Dr.Muhammad Nasir also talked about Engro’s contribution to the country’s dairy sector and development of dairy products. He shown a model-framework discussing complete plans to improve the local dairy field. These plans have a potential of adding more than one trillion PKR to the country’s GDP.
The conference completed with far-reaching recommendations for expansion of dairy & food sectors in the nation.
The event was attended by key scientists, industry professionals and renowned professors from USA, UK, Malaysia, Egypt, Iran and others.