30 Aug '12, 11am

UK forces back animal welfare drive in Lashkar Gah

The community outreach programme is being run in conjunction with the Lashkar Gah Veterinary Clinic and is also backed by the local Military Stabilisation Support Team (MSST). Afghan paramedic vet Jama Gul, who trained at the Agricultural College in Lashkar Gah, offered to accompany a patrol from B Squadron of the King's Royal Hussars around some of the villages situated in the east of the district to talk to local Afghan farmers about animal husbandry. Captain Paul Cowell, the Plans Officer of B Squadron, said: "This most recent veterinary clinic provided in the village of Tabila gave the Afghan farmers advice on good animal husbandry. "This community outreach project is and continues to be a great success with local farmers. When I have accompanied the Afghan paramedic vet out to these villages the farmers are very willing to learn." Animal husbandry is an issue that is ...

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