KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 15
Yak farmers have stressed on the need to preserve and promote yak farming in the country.
Forming the Yak and Chauri Association of Nepal (YCAN) on October 8, the farmers have urged the Solukhumbu local government to preserve and promote yak farming in the country.
Stating that Nepal’s animal husbandry sector is shrinking of late, Pemba Sherpa, general secretary of YCAN, said, “Therefore, the bitter reality that the animal husbandry sector has remained merely a source of income rather than a profession of choice is clear to us.”
Explaining that the association was formed to bridge the existing gap between the government and yak farmers,