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ICAR-NIANP inks MoU for technical knowledge exchange with KPFBA

The MoU is aimed at promoting an Inter-Organisational knowledge exchange, and facilities sharing in the areas of common interest

ICAR- National Institute of Animal Nutrition and & Physiology, Bangalore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Karnataka Poultry Farmers and Breeders Association (KPFBA). The KPFBA is an apex body, representing poultry farmers & breeders of Karnataka. It was established in 1991 to promote the development of poultry breeding and farming in Karnataka, where occupation is a major activity. The KPFBA collects and exchange information pertaining to poultry breeding and farming with farmers, businesses, educational, research institutions, and other organizations in Karnataka and the rest of India.

The MoU was signed by Dr Raghavendra Bhatta, Director, ICAR-NIANP, Bangalore, and Dr Sushanth Rai Bellipady, KPFBA, President, KPFBA on behalf of their respective Organisations.

The MoU is aimed at promoting an Inter-Organisational knowledge exchange, and facilities sharing in the areas of common interest.

Dr Bhatta appraised the poultry research initiatives at ICAR-NIANP and invited mutual areas of interest from the members of KPFBA present on the occasion. He further emphasised that ICAR-NIANP has state-of-the-art facilities for feed and mineral analysis, in ovo nutrition.

Dr Rai expressed the need for active collaboration between the researchers and the poultry sector and promised to share the commercial flock facilities for evaluation of the technologies developed by the Institute.

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