Farmers benefit from animal health fund

ABOUT 360,000 small-scale farmers have benefited from the multi-financed US$64.7 million Livestock Development and Animal Health programme, which seeks to reduce livestock mortality.

The project, which is being financed by the World Bank, Government and other donors, has seen the bank committing US$50 million with close to 400,000 farmers expected to benefit by June.

According to the latest World Bank project profile, the project, which has provided matching grants and animal health services, involves strengthening the prevention and management of animal diseases.
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