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Livestock census need of the hour

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Livestock sector enjoys an importance niche in the agro-based economy of rural Pakistan with its 11.6 per cent contribution to the national GDP. Though this sector posts a four per cent annual growth which is, no doubt, optimistic, yet the two natural disasters - earthquake of 2008 and massive flood of 2010 - in addition to human casualties and damage to agricultural lands and properties had left hundreds of thousands of animals including buffalos, cows, goats, etc. which enormously disturbed…Read More