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“DAIRY ASIA DIALOGUE: YAK MILK PRODUCTION” WILL BE HELD

Welcome to the joint “Dairy Asia dialogue: Yak milk production” that will be held on Friday, 19th of November 2021 at 14.00-15.45 (Ulaanbaatar/Asia time) The event will be organized by the Dairy Asia, UN FAO, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia, GASL, IDF, World “Yurta” association, Livestock Department of Bhutan, National Dairy Development Board of Nepal, Dairy Association of China and ICAR Research Center on Yak in India. 

Please register in advance for this online event: https://fao.zoom.us/j/92122173153

Looking forward to your participation. Please feel free to disseminate the Dairy Asia dialogue with your network!

Program:

-Moderator: Mr. B.Batbaatar, coordinator, Dairy Asia secretariat

-Opening remarks: Mr. T.Jambaltseren, State Secretary, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia, Dr. Vinod Ahuja, UN FAO representative in Mongolia

-Yak milk production in Bhutan – Mr. Towchu Rabgay, Chief Livestock Production Officer, Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Bhutan

-Yak milk production in Nepal – Mr. Babu Kaji Panta, Deputy Executive Director, National Dairy Development Board, Nepal

-Mongolia’s policy on Yak – Mr. J.Tsogtbaatar, Officer, Department of Livestock policy implementation and coordination, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Mongolia

-Yak milk cheese production in Mongolia – Ms. S.Tsetsgee, Dairy consultant, UN FAO

-Yak milk production in China & Treasure of Plateau – Mr. Peng Guo, CEO, “Treasure of Plateau” LLC in China

-Yak milk production in India – Dr. Mihir Sarkar, Director, ICAR – National Research Centre on Yak in India

Q & A discussion

Panelists: Mr. Santiago Benitez, Founder and Director, Yurta association, Mr. G.Temuulen, member of the Mongolian parliament, President of Mongolian Yak Association, Dr. Mihir Sarkar, Director, ICAR – National Research Centre on Yak in India, Mr. Siquan Wang, Founder and Chairman, “Treasure of Plateau” LLC, and other speakers.

Closing remarks: Mr. B.Batbaatar, coordinator, Dairy Asia secretariat