The foundation is authorised by the home secretary of the county of Schleswig-Holstein (Germany).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the First International Yak-Congress in Lanzhou (Gansu, P.R. China).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Second International Yak-Congress in Xining (Qinghai, P.R. China).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Third International Yak-Congress in Lhasa (Tibet, P.R. China).
The foundation is is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Forth International Yak-Congress in Chengdu (Sichuan, P.R. China).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Fifth International Yak-Conference in Lanzhou (Gansu, P.R. China).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Sixt International Yak-Conference in Xining (Qinghai, P.R. China).
25th Yak - Camel Foundation
The charitable Yak-Kamel-Stiftung (Yak-Camel Foundation) celebrated its 25th anniversary on 28/11/2017 at the Institute for Livestock Genetics (FLI) in Mariensee with a symposium. The foundation was established in 1992 by Prof. h.c. mult. Dr. Dr. Jürgen H. Lensch, a successful veterinary practicioner for large animals in Krempe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
(l.) Prof. e.h. Dr. Geilhausen, PD Dr. Medugorac
(l.) Prof. Dr. Erhardt, Prof. Dr. Niemann, Prof. Dr. Mettenleiter, Prof. e.h. Dr. Geilhausen,
PD Dr. Medugorac, Dr. Burger, Prof. Dr. Smidt
It is the goal of the foundation to promote scientific research into domesticated and wild yak as well as two-humped mountain- and wild camels, for example by offering phd scholarships and research grants, the implementation of scientific symposia and the support of other projects which help promote the preservation of both species.
Award of the Yak-Camel Foundation
The Yak-Camel Foundation awards a prize of
for exceptional research projects on Yaks or Baktrian Camels.
The work must not be older than three years on date of submission.
The submission must include:
An unabridged original version of the publication plus a curriculum vitae and passport photo of the applicant
The Foundation will choose the winner. The foundation reserves the right to split the prize money. The organizer’s decision is final.
Applications must be submitted by 1 st April 2020 to:
c/o Mrs. Dr. Pamela Burger
Forschungsinstitut f. Wildtierkunde u. Ökologie
Thomas Greh, 2008
The Movies are spondern by Yak & Camel Foundation.