The country produces 40 billion litres of milk annually and the dairy sector contributes about 11% to the national gdp now consider this related fact: the value of the world’s largest company of dairy products is also almost equal to 11% of pakistan’s gdp, considering the world of only its dairy sector.
Cal data and the information collected for the project “assistance in up-scaling dairy development in pakistan” (tcp/ pak/3004) chapter 1 gives a synopsis of the contribution to the economy of livestock, in general, and of milk in particular. 20 overview of pakistan’s milk economy- present scenario the pakistan dairy industry faces multiple challenges – improving the lot of smallholder farmers through enhanced profitability and rural infrastructure, significantly improving quality through the supply chain and to the final consumer, and potentially facing increased competition from international suppliers of dairy products. The dairy sector of pakistan is a vital part of our country’s economy it is a lifeline to feeding our ever growing population and a means to develop another export industry which can usher in prosperity and economic balance.
The livestock sector alone contributes 11% of pakistan's gdp, with an estimated 42 billion litres of milk produced per annum economic survey of pakistan 2009 assertions that pakistan has a herd size of around 63 million animals – the 3rd largest in the world. Dairy industry in pakistan pakistan is the fifth largest producer of milk in the world with a total production of 28 billion liter of milk a year, whose value is more than that of the combined value of wheat and cotton, from a total herd size of 27 million milch animals (buffaloes and cows. This report analyses the situation and development of the dairy sector in pakistan based on literature review, statisti-cal data and the information collected for the project “assistance in up-scaling dairy development in pakistan” (tcp/ pak/3004.
Pakistan: a dairy sector at a crossroads umm e zia national consultant for milk marketing islamabad overview of the milk economy pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world, with an estimated population of over 160 million, 25 growing at a rate of more than 18 percent per annum agriculture, being the mainstay of the economy, generates 209 percent of the total gdp and employs 434 percent of the total workforce.
Keywords: dairy industry, pakistan, milk, productivity, per animal productivity, livestock, farm management practices 1 introduction: agriculture is one of the most important sectors of the pakistani economy, contributing 21% to pakistan’s gdp and employing 45% of its labour force. According to the industry sources, around $800 million of foreign and local investment has taken place in dairy farms and the dairy processing sector over the last five years in pakistan however, the potential is enormous.
Literature review: 21 issues regarding dairy industry pakistan is the 5th largest producer of milk in the world, its industry volume of dairy products reached at us$26 billion in rural and urban areas on the increasing population and domestic local consumption however the total milk production is not fulfilling domestic human needs (ameen, 2012. A brief on dairy sector november 23, 2005 sector significance agriculture is the largest sector of the pakistani economy, contributing 23 percent to the gdp and involving 42 percent of the total labor force livestock is the largest of the various agriculture sub sectors.