Rabbit Farming: A Potential Approach towards Rural Poverty Alleviation

Md. Ruhul Amin, Md. Abu Taleb, Junaed Rahim


In the context of our country livestock plays a vital role in the economy of our country. Moreover, the major supply of protein comes from the livestock sector of our country. According to the department of livestock services about 36 percent of the total animal protein comes from the livestock products in our every day life. Countries 25 percent peoples are directly engaged in livestock sector, and 50 percent peoples are partly associated in livestock production. Last year, the contribution of livestock sub-sector to the GDP was 2.95 percent, which was estimated about 17.32 percent GDP to agriculture. Last year, the growth of livestock in GDP was 7.23 percent. In this back drop production of animal species has become a vital factor. Rabbit farming as a source of income has not yet gained popularity among the common people of our country. The rural people of our country can be involved in rabbit farming for changing their socio-economic status. As rabbit farming is easily manageable and sustainable it has a bright future potential in our country as a source of income as well as a source of protein.

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