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Moot on livestock development in Fata held.

ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Frontier Corps (FC) is engaged in supporting the people of war hit areas of FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by extending help to the government in planning and development. Livestock farming is a major source of income of small holders, which can be enhanced if slight attention is paid to the problem regarding livestock keeping and their solution. The workshop on livestock development in FATA is one of those untiring efforts of FC to bring socio-economic prosperity and improve the lifestyle of the under-privileged class. The workshop was organised at Frontier Scouts Cadet College Warsak from September 22-23 by Frontier Corps in collaboration of: Agricultural University Peshawar, Directorate General of Livestock, Dairy Development Peshawar, Brooke Hospital for Animals Peshawar, Animal Husbandry In service Training Institute (IHITI) Peshawar , Khalid Khan, Agribusiness Support Fund and Civil Military Support Elements (CMSE), USA . The theme of this workshop was livestock development in FATA with particular reference to improve the basic management practices of small holders and suggest measures for improvement to enhance their livelihood. Thirty-five middle level livestock farmers from different agencies of FATA (Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai) and districts of Dir and Chitral have participated in this workshop. Each participant of the workshop has been provided with a calf, a sheep, sufficient quantity of nutrition and fodder for animals. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Owais Ahmad Ghani was the chief guest at the closing ceremony of training workshop. Speaking on the occasion, he lauded the role of the Frontier Corps for the development of the tribal areas alongside its vital responsibility of maintaining law & order. Later, he distributed certificates among the participants of the workshop. Inspector General Frontier Corps was also present at the occasion.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Sep 25, 2010
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