Dairy Project Presents Motorbikes to Dairy Sector Technicians

The Dairy Project organized a Graduation and Motorbike Distribution Ceremony for the last batch of its trained AI Technicians at the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences in Lahore On, October 5, 2016.  Alyson McFarland, Provincial Director for United States Agency for International Developments Punjab, joined the former Federal Finance Minister and Chairman Dairy and Rural Development Foundation (DRDF) Dr. Salman Shah in distributing motorbikes to 43 dairy sector technicians at this event.

These newly trained Artificial Insemination Technicians received motorbikes on a cost-share basis under USAID’s Dairy Project, enabling the technicians to provide local farmers in outlying villages with timely and affordable breed improvement services.

Nestle Pakistan, Chairman Syed Yawar Ali, Senior Development Advisor for USAID Punjab Sajjad Moghal and Vice Chancellor UVAS, Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha also attended this event. Other attendees included CEO DRDF Ahmad Sajjad, UVAS Faculty members, Dairy Project Chief of Party Jacob Moser, Dairy Project General Manager Field Operations Qaiser Maqsood, Dairy Project staff. The event was widely covered by the print and electronic media.

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