ATMA Wakchingblock organized a capacity building and training programme on August 30-31 at DAO’s Mon office. Convener W. Shoyan subject matter specialist (Agronomy) who spoke on formation and management of SHGs encouraged the farmers to come forward with formation of effective SHGs for good entrepreneurship. Dr. Paihem who spoke of poultry farming and piggery said contribution of backyard poultry farming has tremendous potential to uplift the rural economy and as well as the rural masses by getting good and healthy foods. Stating the skillful and good management of breeding as an important way of solving problems of breeding, sterility, gestation, furrowing and lactation, he said it increases the saving of the farm and give food economic returns in the market. About 30 farmers from Wakching, Shiyong and Tanhai villages attended the training programme.