Jhanjimukh located in Jorhat district is a village area adjacent to the bank of the river Brahmaputra. The population of this area is dependent on livestock rearing and agriculture for their livelihood. As the local economy of Jhanjimukh is dependent on livestock rearing, it is important to look at the issues attached to it for further intervention. The initial community meetings suggested that during and after flood, animals get affected with unrecognized diseases. Affected animals died within one day and the villagers do not have an access to veterinary hospital for their treatment

Goal: Developing an effective practice of livestock management in community level for sustainable livelihood of the livestock rearing community.

Objective 1: Skill development on livestock management of the community.

This objective is aimed to fulfil the need of intervention in livestock management; as the identified problem stated that during and after flood the animal affected by unrecognized diseases. It aims at skill development on livestock management of selected livestock rearers, so that the community can deal with the issues related to livestock management by own.

Objective 2: Strengthening the governance structure and capacity building of CBO Janajagaran Manch, Jhanjimukh.

This objective is aimed to strengthening the governance structure and build the capacity of the CBO to deal with their development issues by own.

Recent Developments:

A field visit was conducted by team FST

Objectives of the visit: To build rapport with KVK and to conduct training on vermi
compost also to help the villagers to install the vermi compost tank in both villages.
Activities undertaken:
1. Program Officer Udeshna Konwar visitied the community mobilizers at Bejor siga area and had a discussion on the visit to KVK and the vermi compost training in Bejor siga village.
2. Program Officer also visited Kaliapani, KVK along with two community mobilisers of FST. At 11.30 am w have reached the KVK centre. We met the head of KVK Mr. Nath and had discussion on FST works, our future goals with these two areas, There we have seen 7 types of hens, two types of pig, two types of goat, several types of food like Mousombi trees, Dragon fruit trees, Wild apple, Banana trees, Lemon trees, rubber trees, there are two fisheries where several types of fishes are there.

3. Meeting conducted in both villages on the vermi compost production process, women
entrepreneurs, benefits of using organic manure, women participation in entrepreneurship, health benefited tips related to organic farming, markets of vermi compost & organic vegetables, uses of vermi wash and its benefits also its market values.

4. Another training on vermi compost was held with the Bejor siga villager where they finalized the date on 8 April, 2019.