Protecting Livestock. Improving Human Lives

Pro-poor livestock policy formulation workshop in Bihar, India (August 2017)

Author: Dr. CK Rao and Dr. Mamta Dhawan

Year: 2017

About this Publication:

The core objective of the workshop was to sensitize senior policy makers on the need to have livestock policies that are conducive for sustainable delivery and adoption of livestock products by small holder farmers. In all 30 senior level officials from different state government organizations along with 15 participants from NGOs Academia, Industry participated in the workshop. The workshop included presentations by eminent professionals in the livestock sector and interactive sessions with senior and experienced policy makers, academics and other technical experts. The expected outcomes were that on completion of the workshop, participants will be able to i) Critically analyze the interplay between social, economic, political and cultural circumstances that go into policy-making ii) Understand steps in pro-poor policy making and iii) Examine, debate, prepare and critique livestock policy document of their state .

Grant: PLSHL2

Subject Areas: Policy and Advocacy


Adoption, India, Policy, livestock vaccines, sustainable delivery



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