This report – Enhancing livelihoods through livestock knowledge systems (ELKS) in Jharkhand, Uttarakhand and Nagaland: Knowledge Attitude and Practice (KAP) baseline report 2013 – by Pamela Pali, Harrison Rware, Jane Poole, Sapna Jarial and V. Padmakumar was recently released by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).
The survey was conducted to assess the current level of knowledge, beliefs, and practices in relation to livestock production, management and marketing in the three states. The baseline study results are expected to strengthen partners’ capacities to apply technical, social and institutional research knowledge.
This study was carried out during the initial stages of the Enhancing Livelihoods through livestock Knowledge Systems (ELKS) project in June 2011. The livestock in the study sites included cow, buffalo and goat in Uttarakhand, pig and goat in Jharkhand, and pigs in Nagaland.