Livestock & Dairy Development Department
Livestock & Dairy Development Department (established 1973) caters to the
requirements of livestock sector in the province. Livestock is increasingly
becoming a very important sector of national economy, contributing even more
than all the other agricultural crops combined. Livestock & Dairy Development
Department strives to ensure growth and development of livestock sector in the
province thus contributing to national food security, economic uplift, rural
development, poverty alleviation, employment generation and foreign exchange
earning. Role and objectives of the Livestock & Dairy development Department are
manifest in its following mission statement.
Support livestock development in a policy environment that enables
farmers to realize the dividends of livestock farming by smartly deploying public investments
in core public goods & inducing privatecapital /
initiative in the sector for poverty alleviation, food security & generation of
Poverty alleviation by supporting livestock subsistence farmers & women
organize, empower & hand hold.
Productivity enhancement through improved genetics, balanced nutrition & careful husbandry.
Better functioning markets and regulatory regime.
Private enterprise development to optimally realize potential of livestock
Provision of quality products (dairy & meat) for domestic consumers & export
market apply research & technology.