Workshop With District Level Stakeholders In Birgunj, Parsa
Workshop With District Level Stakeholders In Birgunj, Parsa
24 Jun 2015

One day district level workshop was organized in collaboration with District Forest Office and Livestock Service Office at BIrgunj, Parsa on 24th June 2015. This USAID funded Hariyo Ban Programme supported workshop was chaired by Mr. Raj Bahadur Raut, District Forest Officer at District Forest Office, Parsa and the chief guest of the programme was Mr. Keshav Raj Ghimire, Chief District Officer, Parsa. The major discussion points in the workshop were:

Update on vulture conservation practices/issues in Nepal.

Status of vultures in Parsa district.

Status of Diclofenac use in Parsa district.

Role of stakeholders in vulture conservation.

Dr. Ram Parichhan Shah, Office Chief at District Livestock Service Office, Parsa highlighted the need of completely removing diclofenac from environment and using safe alternative meloxicam in livestock treatment. 35 individuals representing district level stakeholders which involved District Forest Office, District Livestock Service Office, District Administration Office, District Development Committee, District Agriculture Development Office, Animal Quarantine Office, Nepal Para Veterinary and Livestock Association (NEVLA) district chapter, Nepal Veterinary Association(NVA) district chapter, Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN) district chapter, Association of Collaborative Forest Users Nepal (ACOFUN) district chapter, Green Youth Nepal (GYN) Parsa, Veterinary Practitioners, Veterinary Pharmacies Owners, Local Youths and Media Persons of Parsa district participated in the training program.