Impact story summaryProf M Subhan Qureshi worked for Policy reforms through Triple Helix Model of Academia Industry-Society Government Nexus. A biennial series of international conferences and industrial exhibitions was held consistently from 2011 up to 2020. Three conferences were held at Peshawar (2011, 2013, 2015) and Quetta (2019) Pakistan and one at Konya (2017) Turkey. The first conference focused on "Developing a hub of dairy enterprises in the flood affected regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through partnership of academia, government, entrepreneurs & civil society". Policy recommendations were prepared in consultation of all the stakeholders. Prof KB Marwat, Vice Chancellor University of Agriculture Peshawar was the Patron. The second conference was organized jointly with KP Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KPCCI). The Chamber motivated livestock farmers, products processor and traders to establish organized business companies and enter into formal market. Businss Forum was held comprising representatives from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Turkey. President KPCCI Peshawar and Dr Mithat Direct, Selcuk University Turkey were the driving forces behind the event. The third conference was patronized by Mr Inayatullah Khan, Senior Minister Local Government KP province who declared it as a bridge between academia and government for policy formulation and implementation focused at building knowledge based economy. A high level meeting of the representatives of the Department of the Local Government, Election and Rural Government Department; Agriculture, Livestock and Cooperatives Department, the University of Agriculture Peshawar and the private sector was held on 3-3-2016 chaired by the Senior Minister, LGE&RD, Mr Inayatullah Khan. The Senior Minister appreciated the progress made so far under the Dairy Science Park and directed for initiation of a summary for approval of the Chief Minister, regarding academic component at the University of Agriculture Peshawar and preparation of an Act for establishing an autonomous DSP Board for boosting Halal meat export in the Region. The Chief Minister KP approved a summary for launching a Task Force on Dairy Science Park with the mandate of developing the livestock sector on commercial lines. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations engaged Prof M Subhan Qureshi as National Consultant Livestock with the mutually agreed TORs requiring development of the Action Plan with estimated budget for Livestock Sector Development and Transformation, based on KP Livestock Policy; covering regulatory issues, value chain development, private sector engagement and overall required capacity at provincial and district levels; to elaborate on roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders focused on institutional reforms; review the current policy/strategies/program and align livestock sector priorities. All the participants except representative of the DG LDD Ext agreed on establishment of an autonomous body with full administrative, legislative, regulatory and financial authority. Livestock Technopark Peshawar (LTP) was suggested by this Mission, on the basis of FAO opinion on good governance, to build institutions and mechanisms that provide international norms, standards and data, promote international cooperation, and support an enabling environment for effective collective action to solve problems that cannot be addressed, or as effectively addressed, working at national level alone. The LTP would be an autonomous corporate body with legislative, regulatory, financial and administrative power to support entrepreneurship development and protect interests of the producers, processors, service providers and marketing partners.
|Impact date||2011 → 2020|
|Category of impact||Public policy Impact, Economic Impact, Quality of life Impact|