Policy makers in the livestock and health departments join hands with experts and professionals from milk processing and dairy feed industry to discuss the aflatoxin contamination of milk in Pakistan. The dialogue is being organized by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) in collaboration with Agricultural Innovations Program (AIP) funded by USAID led by CIMMYT. The AIP livestock component is led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Results from latest studies conducted by PARC under funding of the AIP-Livestock –ILRI will be presented in the meeting. Research studies and mitigation strategies conducted by ILRI Scientists in other countries will also be presented. This will be followed by panel discussion on the current scenario of milk contamination and recommendations regarding mitigation strategies. Honorable Federal Secretary and Federal Minister National Food Security and Research will grace the inaugural and technical sessions of the event.
Dr. Agha Waqar Yunus
Senior Scientific Officer
Animal Nutrition Program,
National Agricultural Research Centre,
Tel: +92 51 90733931