Sunbal Sarfraz

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Sunbal Sarfraz

Visiting Lecturer


Sunbal Sarfraz is serving as visiting lecturer (Veterinary Medicine) at the Institute of Continuing Education and Extension, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore. She completed her DVM and MPhil in Clinical Medicine from UVAS. Her research was focused on comparing different anthelmintic drugs against gastrointestinal nematodes with a thesis entitled “Comparative Efficacy of Albendazole, Levamisole and Aqueous extract of Allium sativum (garlic) against gastrointestinal nematodes in sheep.” She has 3.5-year work experience in extension services, community engagement, and gender mainstreaming. She has worked as a technical field officer for the past 2.5 years in a Research for Development project entitled “Enhancing small ruminant production to benefit farming families in Sindh and Punjab, Pakistan” funded by the Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR). She has worked with more than 120 farming families, creating opportunities for women in the relevant field. She has developed the capacity of approximately 2000 farmers, trained approximately 500 trainers from different stakeholder organizations on rearing, production and management of small ruminants, and engaged MPhil students from UVAS, Lahore and SAU, Sindh for their research work, project budgeting, and data analysis. She has developed extension material on small ruminant management and diseases for the farming community including women. Her research interests include the development of sustainable livestock strategies for smallholder farming communities.

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