Hindukush Yaks Association Chitral (HYAC) has been formed in Chitral
Domesticated yaks play an important role in the lives of mountain people living in high uplands areas in Hindukush Region Chitral. Yaks have historically been used to multipurpose animal and the major source of livelihood for the marginalized mountain communities. The Mountain Society for Research & Development Chitral has been working on Conservation and promotion of yak-based rural livelihoods in the in Chitral especially In Upper parts of Chitral. Unfortunately, the yak, which is so important to communities, is on the verge of extinction. There was a need to organize the yaks keepers in to one platform for promotion and conservation of yaks in Chitral, for this Mountain Society for Research & Development Chitral has formed “Hindukush Yaks Association Chitral” with the main objective to promote, develop and conservation of yaks in Chitral and to provides services like free vaccination, veterinary skills to the yaks keepers in Hindukush region Chitral.