The study on the "the role of live stock husbandry in economic development" was carried
out in Puntland State of Somalia, with specific aims of; examining the role of Livestock; in
improving people's standard of living; improving the economic development of Puntland
State of Somalia and tracing the challenges and problems facing livestock husbandry in
Puntland State of Somalia. A review of related literature was carried out on already existing
information on the specific aims of this study as a way of comprehending the problem and
enriching and supplementing the study findings. This was through quantitative and
qualitative research designs under which questionnaires and interviews were administered
to a sample of 41 respondents who were both randomly and purposively selected.
The findings of the study indicated that, there are various components of livestock in
Puntland such as Goat, Sheep, Cattle and Camel, the study also indicated that the livestock
husbandry can improve the standard of living of the people. The study findings also show
that there is direct relationship between livestock husbandry and economic development of
Puntland State of Somalia. Since the livestock is the major driver of the economy and it's
directly or indirectly related to the economy of Puntland State of Somalia. However the
researcher also found out that there is number of problems which hindered livestock
husbandry in Puntland state of Somalia such, Health problems, Drought problems, Grazing ffe
Land and Shortage of water problems.
The researcher recommends the community as whole must also continue to increasing
production and productivity of livestock herds and flocks by improving animal nutrition,
production systems and controlling diseases. Because livestock production continues to be
the main foreign exchange earner for Puntland State of Somalia, improvements to market
access and facilities will help to ease access, reduce trekking losses (body weight, etc.) and
improve profit margins. Adding value to livestock and livestock products by improving
quality and adding new products to meet export and growing •middle class demands will have the dual effect of increasing incomes and creating employment opportunities
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