In 2016, in connection with the emergency activities, FAO-Somalia and PULPA has agreed to carry out training on community animal health workers in nine villages under iskushuban district of Puntland.

The objective of this particular training was to strength the capacity of the extension services through the training of community animal health workers (CAHWs) in animal husbandry practice, basic veterinary medicine, and rational use of veterinary drugs, basic surgical procedures, basic business skill and book keeping.

Eighteen community animal health workers were trained.

Figure: Field demonstration on cattle aging by dentition

Field demonstration of animal body parts and examination by Master trainer