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FUNCTIONS OF GRAZING CONTROL AND LIAISON

Grazing associations and Grazing Control

  • To identify suitable areas for establishment of Grazing Associations (Village Grazing Schemes, Range Management Areas and Herders Associations) for the proper management of rangelands.
  • To contact awareness campaigns, training and mobilization of the community for development of associations.
  • To assist in the formulation of constitutions of the established associations and declaration of the associations.
  • To source out the funds, where they are available, for implementation of ¬†associations’ management plans.
  • To support the existing associations through training and participating in the meetings.

Grazing Management and Liaison

  • To facilitate the awareness campaigns on proper management of rangelands including protection and conservation of wetlands and also prevention unprescribed fires on the rangelands.
  • To conduct trainings for all stakeholders on range management issues.
  • To print and distribute the Grazing Permits according Range Management and Grazing Control Regulations of 1980.
  • To print and distribute the Grazing Management Receipts as a proof of payment for impounded livestock according Range Management and Grazing Control Regulations of 1980 and its preceding amendments.
  • To monitor and follow up the usage of the Grazing Management Documents (Grazing Permits and Receipts Books).