Capitalisation of Livestock Programme Experiences in India - a backstopping assignment carried out by SHL for Intercooperation, implementing Agency for this Swiss Development Programme.

Experiences accumulated by the Swiss partners during almost 40 years in livestock development issues in India is put to the benefit of the rural poor, particularly women and influence the economic and legal frame conditions in their favour.

Fiche signalétique

  • Département HESB|Haute école des sciences agronomiques,forestières et alimentaires
  • Pôle de recherche Systèmes de production agricole économes en ressources
  • Champ de recherche Production animale et détention de chevaux
  • Durée 01.01.2003 - 31.12.2008
  • Responsable du projet Fritz Schneider
  • Direction du projet Abraham K. Joseph
  • Équipe du projet Roland Stähli
    Felix Bachmann
    Gabriel Kaufmann-Haller
  • Partenaires - établissements de recherche, y c. BFH FAO Rom
    ILRI, Kenya
  • Partenaires - secteur public Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad, India
    Intercooperation Bern
  • Mots-clés Livelihood Systems, Animal Husbandry, Livestock, Supporting emerging initiatives

Contexte initial

SHL is mandated with a backstopping assignment and supports the programme with technical and methodological issues. The objective of CALPI-programme is to be achieved through projects focussing on 7 thematic fields: Livestock Policy Development, Livestock Service Delivery, Livestock Environment Interactions, Professional Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Education, Knowledge Networks and research Partnerships, Livestock Products Marketing, Human and Institutional Development.


Capitalise on experiences, competence, credibility, reputation and demand to positively influence frame conditions in the livestock sector in India for effectively addressing the priorities and challenges of the rural livelihood systems.

Compétences clés

Facilitation of activities in the livestock sector, Collaboration with Government and private Institutions (NGOs, research & resource organisations), Advice on strategic issues, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy Advice, Innovation Coaching.


Livestock policy document for Chhattisgarh. Livestock-environment India Platform Recommendations on livestock in watershed issues based on IMWI study. Training of Trainers in Extension Education in 14 Veterinary Colleges.


The results of CALPI will be documented and published. Various electronic platforms and CoPs are being established. major elements and results of CALPI will form part of the Intercooperation India programme.