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ATMA Peren trains farmers on piggery disease management

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By EMN Updated: May 15, 2024 9:19 pm
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ATMA functionaries along with the farmers after the training session on piggery farming and disease management at Nkialwa village on May 13.

DIMAPUR — The Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Peren, Tening Block, organised a training session on piggery farming and disease management on May 13 at Nkialwa village.

According to a press release, amidst a recent outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) causing concern in Nagaland, the training primarily focused on disease management strategies. The aim was to safeguard the local swine population from potential threats.

Rokozhalie Namdau, Assistant Technology Manager (ATM), led the session, emphasising the importance of implementing effective disease management practices amidst the looming threat of ASF.

Namdau elaborated on various aspects of disease prevention and control, highlighting the significance of biosecurity measures, proper sanitation practices, and timely vaccinations to mitigate the risk of infectious diseases.

As part of the initiative, essential medicines were distributed among the attending farmers to facilitate immediate action and preventive measures on their respective farms.

In a bid to bolster food security initiatives and empower local communities, ATMA Peren, Tening Block, also mobilised a new food security group, named Siarau Food Security Group, at Nkialwa Village.

ATM Kewichamsi Kaurinta elucidated on the occasion the pivotal role played by food security groups in fostering agricultural sustainability and ensuring food self-sufficiency at the grassroots level. As a token of support and encouragement, financial assistance was provided to the group leader.

A total of 10 people participated in the training session.

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By EMN Updated: May 15, 2024 9:19:02 pm
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