Reviving community yak farm at Bumthang

Untitled28 October, Bumthang: The second consultative meeting on reviving community yak farm was held with Narut Community at Tang Geog in Bumthang Dzongkhag. The meeting was attended by officials from the National Center for Animal nutrition, Dzongkhag Livestock sector and Geog Administration. During the meeting works on additional rangeland fencing, clearing of yak migratory routes including maintenance of herder’s shed at Namgong and procurement of good quality yaks were discussed and finalized.

As decided in the meeting, these activities will be implemented within December, 2014 under the HANAS sub-project title “ Securing Rangeland Soil Carbon Through Community Yak Herding within Thrumshingla National Park” funded by Bhutan Trust for Environment Conservation.

Submitted by: The National Center for Animal Nutrition, Bumthang

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