International Buffalo Symposium 2017 to be held in Chitwan

CHITWAN: An International Buffalo Symposium 2017 is going to be held at Sauraha of Chitwan from November 15, where scientists of different countries working in the field of buffalo rearing and its commercial production are taking part.

The faculty of Animal Science, Veterinary Science and Fisheries of the Agriculture and Forestry University is organising the seminar with the support of Government of Nepal, Ministry of Livestock Development, Department of Livestock Service, Nepal Agriculture Research Council and Michigan State University, USA.

At a news conference organised here today, it was informed that scientists of 11 countries including Nepal, India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand and USA would participate in the four-day seminar.

The scientists would present 90 different working papers on various aspects of commercial rearing of buffalo. 'Increase in buffalo production for food and economic growth' is the major theme of the seminar, which is being held for the first time in Nepal.