Visit by FAO Country Representative to Department of Livestock, MoAF

The FAO Country Representative for Bhutan and Nepal, Mr Ken Shimizu made a courtesy call to the Director, Department of Livestock on 5th Dec, 2022. During the meeting, discussions were held on the upcoming project on FAO -TCP support to the livestock sector including Yak Wool Enterprise Development and Digitalization of Livestock Farms. The Department of Livestock expressed appreciation and thanked FAO for the past TCP supports. Mr. Ken Shimizu indicated the possibility of availing emergency TCP for effective control of African Swine Fever (ASF) and including the dairy component in the up-coming GEF and GCF support for the six eastern Dzongkhags.