Poultry farms established to reduce poverty
The Livestock Department of Narsingdi in Bangladesh
has been playing a major role in developing the sector and reducing poverty in
the region, through the establishment of poultry and other livestock farms in
Throughout the recent financial year, a total of 230 poultry farms have
been established, as well as 110 dairy farms, 90 goat farms and 31 sheep
The Department also vaccinated over 7 million poultry birds in the
Through this initiative the Department earned Taka 912,972 (€9,974) as
revenue selling vaccines of cattle and poultry birds.
Additionally, the Department has provided training to more than 7,900
unemployed people for setting up of small and family-level poultry farms.
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