National Livestock Breeding Center
Incorporated Administrative Agency

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Extension and training of animal husbandry techniques, and overseas technical cooperation

2018/01/17

Extension and training of animal husbandry techniques

The Central Livestock Technical Training and Seminars, organized by Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, provides a wide variety of professional courses, in which livestock technician participate such as prefectural officials and the other concerned parties.
The Livestock Technical Training Program organized by NLBC provides training to transfer the new techniques to be extended their practical application in the field for the senior technicians such as local government officials, technical staff of the livestock industry cooperative/associations and farmers.
In addition to above training services NLBC also provides a facility for local governmental and industrial meetings and dispatches its specialists to training seminars organized by the industry cooperative/associations.
Training course for the senior technical officer on cattle embryo transfer technologyの画像
Training course for the senior technical officer on cattle embryo transfer technology

Overseas technical cooperation

In response to the requests by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), developing countries or the other related institutions, NLBC provides technical training programs on livestock technologies and administrative issues for overseas technicians such as governmental officials who promote their livestock industry development.
At the same time NLBC dispatches its technical experts to help the development of the countries in a long term mandate or a short term in response to the requests by the government of the countries.
Training for the overseas technicians in NLBCの画像
Training for the overseas technicians in NLBC
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(AI technique and policy planning)
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Dispatch of NLBC experts to developing countries

Group training courses for overseas trainee

NLBC organizes a JICA group training course “ Policy Planning and Project Management on Livestock Development for Livestock Officials (for Senior and Middle Level Officials) (2017 -2019) for the technical officials of developing countries’ government and public organizations. Outline of the course is following.
  • Course Period
    • (1) Senior Officials Division (2 weeks)
    • (2) Middle Level Officials Division (3 months)
  • Target Regions or Countries (2017)
    • India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Fiji, Vietnam, Madagascar, Mali, Myanmar
  • Target Organization
    • Policy planning and project management unit of central and local governmental departments and related organizations which are responsible to facilitate livestock and rural development.
  • Number of Participants (2017) 14
  • Expected Outcomes
    • (1) Unit 1: Challenges of livestock development plans are explained and shared by Japanese related institutions
    • (2) Unit 2: Essential points so as to formulate, implement/manage national plans are understood
    • (3) Unit 3: Institutional approach necessary to formulate, implement/manage national plans, and facilitations for effective policy extension, gender and development are understood
    • (4) Unit 4: Action plan for livestock promotion, including measures to improve existing plan, are presented
  • Course Contents (Lecture, Practice and Study Trip)
    • (1) Function and organization of central government, local government and industrial association in charge of livestock development in Japan
    • (2) Institutional approach necessary to formulate, implement/manage national plans
    • (3) Institutional approach necessary to facilitate effective policy extension, gender and development
    • (4) Action plan formation as major post training activities for livestock promotion, including measures to improve existing plan in respective countries
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Individual training for overseas trainee

NLBC provides the individual training courses for overseas technicians in accordance with “NLBC Special Approved Training Program” which contents would be arranged by the trainees’ interest and request and an availability of NLBC resources.
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