Livestock breeding programme improves lifestyles for farmers

VIETNAM - Classes on livestock breeding will be offered this year to over 500 farmers in the provinces of Thai Binh, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An. Through the classes, farmers will receive instruction in a new livestock-rearing model and in small livestock breeding component of a programme mostly sponsored by the Danish government.

Kim Anh, deputy director of the National Agricultural Extension Centre, said, "The living standards of breeders and their families will be improved by increasing their productivity in the rearing of pigs and poultry." The farmers, she added, gain valuable knowledge about the role of livestock breeding in the family economy are able to exchange the knowledge with others.

calendar icon 21 March 2005
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