Protecting Livestock. Improving Human Lives

Review of the Policy, Regulatory and Administrative Framework for Delivery of Livestock Health Products and Services in South Asia

Author: Dr Miftahul Islam Barbaruah, Dr Abdul Samad

Year: 2014

About this Publication:

GALVmed’s South Asia office is closely working with both State and non-State actors in order to facilitate the provision of animal health tools to poor livestock keepers in rural areas. A better understanding of the policy, legal and administrative framework in targeted countries within the region can help improve the organization’s professional engagements, with a more positive outcome. The current study reviews a large number of relevant documents and analyzes the opinions of selected stakeholders on administrative, policy and legal framework vis-à-vis actual practices linked to veterinary service and product delivery. The primary qualitative data gathering focuses more on opinions related to the legal framework, using a structured schedule. The study covers six states in India (Orissa, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, Nagaland and Jharkhand),

Grant: PLSHL2

Subject Areas: Policy and Advocacy


Decentralization, Distribution, Drug Dispension, Livestock Health Policies, Minor Services Act, Non State Actors, Policy Framework, Regulatory Framwork, Service Delivery


Bangladesh, India, Nepal

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