Livestock Development – management

Most people of the NE region are heavy meat eaters. However, negligible numbers of farmers rear cattle while the pig growers are still practicing the backyard model and not intensive farming. Thus, the availability is not even 30% of the total requirement. Hence, the region is importing huge quantity of pork from mainland. Pro Rural has been training in poultry, piggery development and management and linking the farmers with start-up loan finances.