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National Workshop on 'Strengthening Small Ruminant Based Livelihoods' - Presentations

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Jan 28, 2015

South Asia Pro Poor Livestock Policy Programme (SAPPLPP) in collaboration with the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DADF), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, convened a National Workshop on 'Strengthening Small Ruminant Based Livelihoods’ from January 16-17, 2015 in New Delhi.

Links to the presentations made by the invited speakers are provided below:

Session 1: Small Ruminant Health and Veterinary Care - Challenges and Opportunities

  1. Policy, Regulatory and Administrative Framework for Delivery of Livestock Health Products and Services in India, by Dr Mamta Dhawan, Regional Manager, Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed) pdficon (1.4MB)
  2. The Pashu Sakhi Model of Veterinary Health Care: its Efficacy and Sustainability, by Mr Rajesh Singhi, CEO, Ibtada, Alwar, Rajasthan pdficon (1.3MB)
  3. Adoption of Go-Sevak Model for Basic Livestock Services Delivery in Rural Remote Areas - Initiatives by Government of Chhattisgarh, by Dr Goutam Roy, Assistant Director, Directorate of Veterinary Services, Government of Chhattisgarh pdficon (5.6MB)

  4. Role of ICT in Building Capacities for Improved Disease and Health Management Among Goat Rearers, by Mr K Kamaraj, CEO, VIDIYAL Centre for Social Interaction, Theni, Tamil Nadu pdficon (1.4MB)

Session 2: Feed and Fodder Resources for Small Ruminants 

  1. Dwindling Commons and Fodder Resources: Challenges for SR based Livelihood Development, by Mr Depinder Kapur, Independent Consultant pdficon (882KB)
  2. Productivity Enhancement in Small Ruminants under Extensive Management Systems, by Dr S K Mahanta, Principal Scientist (Animal Nutrition), Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute (IGFRI) pdficon (1.6MB)

  3. Small Ruminants Migration in Western Rajasthan: A Coping Strategy for Livelihood Security, by Dr A. K. Mishra, Principal Scientist (LPM), Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI) pdficon (1.3MB)

  4. Ensuring Feed and Nutrition Requirements of Small Ruminants using Locally Available Resources, by Mr Nityanand Dhal, Integrator (Research & Resource Center and NRLM Support Organisation), Professional Assistance For Development Action (PRADAN) pdficon (2.3MB)

Session 3: Long-term Measures for Small Ruminant Livelihood Development

  1. Experiences of Genetic Improvement and Lessons Learnt, by Dr Chanda Nimbkar, Director-Animal Husbandry Division, Nimbkar Agriculture Research Institute (NARI) pdficon (1.1MB)
  2. Experiences with Breed Conservation and the Role of Breeders’ Associations, by Mr P Vivekanandan, Executive Director, Sustainable – agriculture & Environment Voluntary Action (SEVA) pdficon (935KB)
  3. Making Livestock Markets Work for the Poor, by Dr Ramkumar Bendapudi, Independent Consultant (experiences from ILRI/BAIF im Goats Project in Rajasthan) pdficon (221KB)

  4. Study of Migratory Sheep Husbandry System in Southern Rajasthan (Pali district), by Mr Hanwant Singh Rathore, Director, Lokhit Pashu Palak Sansthan pdficon (2.6MB)

  5. Leveraging the Benefits of Increasing Market Demand for Meat in the Interest of Small Ruminant Rearers, by Dr Meeta Punjabi Mehta, Managing Director, Creative Agri Solutions pdficon (135KB)

  6. Risk Reduction Through Integrated Services of Pashu Sakhis and Community Insurance, by Mr Sanjeev Kumar, Managing Trustee, The Goat Trust pdficon (2.1MB)

Other Presentations (on Day 2)

  1. Presentation by Dr Avinash Anand, CEO, Uttarakhand Sheep and Wool Development Board pdficon (1.3MB)

  2. Presentation by Dr Avinash Deo, Programme Officer, BAIF Development Research Foundation pdficon (2.9MB)