Name of the Project:


Development of Yak at High Altitude Areas of Pakistan (GB)

Location of the Project:  

The project will be executed on demand driven basis throughout in10 districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, The project will interface with different stakeholders in public and private sectors.

Authorities Responsible for Sponsoring:  Ministry o Food Security and Research, Islamabad


The project activities will be undertaken by LDDB (established under section 42, of the Companies Ordinance 1984) Gilgit-Baltistan through public and other entities  and interested non-government organizations as approved by LDDB Islamabad
Operation & Maintenance: After completion of the project, all activities and operations will be self-sustaining and will be running in the private sector however support would be continued further for a short period of (one year) time till self-sustainable entrepreneur.

Physical Achievements  (2019-20)

Components Targets Achieve Remarks
Capacity building of yak farmers 3 3
Yak bulls supply to yak cluster 6 6
Yak semen insemination in yaks & cows 200 185
To register yak farms for fattening 90 82
No of yak and FI (Zho) to be fattened 2510 2510
To established butcheries shops


5 In progress Unable to achieve the target due to COVID-19 lockdown
Formation of yak clusters 10 12
Yak Census 58684


Dr. Mastan
 Ali Project Incharge

LDDB regional office Gilgit-Baltistan
Heli chowk near Gilgit-Baltistan Council (Commissioner Inland Revenue ),

Jutial Gilgit Ph# 05811-920382 Fax 05811-920383