Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) visited the Dairy Project

On May 11, 2016, a team of consultants representing Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) visited the Dairy Project office in Lahore. The purpose of the meeting was to facilitate JICA team conduct an agricultural survey in Southern Punjab, including Multan,  Khanewal, Muzaffargarh, and Bahawalpur Districts, to find out how small and landless farmers, including women, in those districts can diversify or enhance their livelihoods through dairy and allied resources. It also helped the Dairy Project team give them an overview, focusing on the interventions, impact and challenges faced to help the representatives gain a better understanding of the dairy and livestock sector in Pakistan, specifically South Punjab. The representatives were also invited to join the Dairy Project team in the field, so that they could witness the interventions first-hand and interact with the beneficiaries.

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