Refresher course on animal husbandry held

CHITRAL, Sept 19: The Snow Leopard Foundation (SNF) with the assistance of USAID under the Ambassador Support Fund arranged a seven-day refresher course on animal husbandry in Chitral. jamilThe course was attended by community livestock extension workers from 12 villages. The Foundation had hired the services of renowned animal scientist from the animal sciences department of National Agriculture Research Centre, Islamabad. It is pertinent to mention that SLF had provided an opportunity to these CLEWs to attend 20-day animal husbandry course in NARC Islamabad and the latest seven-day course was a refresher session. Divisional Forest Officer Wildlife Imtiaz Ahmed attended the concluding session as chief guest while Dr. Sheikh Amhed, senior veterinary officer Chitral, presided over the concluding session. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Sheikh lauded the services of SLF in the field of conservation. The speakers asked the trainees to work actively in the field. They also thanked USAID for supporting conservation activities in Chitral.]]>

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