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[BANGALORE, India] -Global animal health company Alltech and Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University (KVAFSU) have officially launched the KVAFSU – Alltech Nutrition Research Alliance program. The unique partnership will focus on finding strategies that can increase the efficiency of milk production in order to meet the demands of a growing Indian population.
Alltech has successfully collaborated with top academic institutions throughout the world to build research alliances, find long-term answers to key issues facing agricultural industries through science and educate the next generation of scientists. To date, Alltech has solidified more than a dozen global research alliances, including a $2.5 million investment in a five-year research alliance program with five key Chinese universities and research institutes last November.
“We are very excited to work with KVAFSU. They are a prestigious, well-established university with a vision that is very similar to what Alltech has about the future of dairy health and nutrition,” said Matthew Smith, director of Alltech Asia-Pacific. “India is one of our top markets globally, and the research alliance with KVAFSU demonstrates Alltech’s commitment to the industry in India and furthermore in the Asia-Pacific region.”
The research alliance with KVAFSU will focus on specific key areas, aiming to address emerging challenges using cutting edge technology. Some of the programs under the alliance include:
“The research alliance will contribute to this noble cause of creating a sustainable livestock production in India and, at the same time, to strengthen livelihood security of rural farmers,” commented Dr. Hemantkumar Pandey, research specialist, Alltech India.