Feeding Support Tool Developmemt for Enhancing Dairy Animal Productivity for Improved Livelihood of Smallholder Dairy Farmers in Nepal
- 300 smallholder farmers from different Milk Producer's Cooperatives
- USD 129,958
- Palpa, Arghakhanchi and Kapilbastu
- October 2016 - January 2018
Project Duration : Oct 2016- Jan 2018
The project aims to develop a Feeding Support Tool (FST)/Ration balancing Software (RBS) for balancing feed rations with available low cost ingredients including forage, fodder, crop residue and agro-industrial by products while still fulfilling the nutrient requirements of the different physiological stages of dairy animals, thus sustaining production levels at their highest potential. The goal is to increase income, ensure nutrition and food security at household level and enhance livelihood through milk production and productivity of dairy animals raised by smallholder farmers.