LIVESTOCK AND DAIRY INDUSTRIES DYNAMICS: A CASE STUDY OF BALOCHISTAN PROVINCE
This research was carried out in two selected districts (Quetta and Bolan) of Balochistan. In this regard, quantitative research design has been applied randomly. A sample size was three hundred and one fifty was each district. Chisquare test was run. The result shows that more than half (55%) of respondents are between the 20 to 40 age category. Majority (69%) of respondents were illiterate. While, most (31%) of respondents were literate and they did or get their education at any formal or informal institutions. Infinite majority (79%) of respondents lived or preferred to live in a joint family system. Only 21% of respondents lived into single status in both study areas. Respondents were asked about the Livestock and dairy industries dynamics in study areas. In this regard the data was gathered at field level. Therefore, it concluded that variations existed in the both district respondents' view regarding dairy and livestock industries dynamics in Balochistan level or province level. Effective milk supply mechanisms for rural and urban households should be developed so as to increase the milk yield at province level. Promoted the effective and positive interventions in dairy and livestock sector so as to reduce the rural poverty mostly in the province rural areas Government should be facilitating the provision of the microcredit to dairy growers through various financial institutes and micro banks like Zarai Taraqiati Bank and so forth so as to reduce rural poverty.