Sheep & Goats Developed [Archives:1998/10/Local News]

March 9 1998

The now restored Mujahid Goat Station in Lahaj was handed over to the Yemeni government by Mr. Onder Ucer, the Resident Representative of the UN Development Program (UNDP), on Saturday, March 7. Worth $4 million financed by the UNDP and the UN Capital Development Fund, the project was officially received by the Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Ahmed Al-Jibali.
The station was officially opened in October, 1993, but was seriously damaged during the 1994 armed conflict. Now the station is functional gain after much re-construction work. There are now around 100 goats in place.