Economic benefit thru animal husbandry

Investing in livestock agriculture can meet Bangladesh’s growing food demands and stop poverty, a conference heard on Saturday. Poultry, Cattle and Sheep Can End Bangladesh Hunger

fat cowEconomic profits can be increased through animal husbandry which can then improve socioeconomic conditions gradually, Gaibandha farmers were told.

Farming cattle, sheep, goats, ducks, pigeons and chickens can play a “vital role”. Speakers also stressed the importance of building skills so communities could adapt their holdings to livestock agriculture.

Speaking at the conference, district livestock officer, Abul Kashem, promoted the use of facilities, including vaccines.