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Sericulture in Azerbaijan is a branch of agriculture that raises non-oil potential of the country's economy.
Sericulture includes the cultivation of mulberry, silkworm rearing and post-cocoon activities, eventually leading to the production of silk yarn.
Sericulture has been incorporated in the 'Ekti Bari, Ekti Khamar (EBEK)' project for strengthening the agro-based economy through reviving the lost glory of sericulture.
Under this project, the provinces of Benguet, Aklan, and Misamis Oriental will undergo leadership development seminars for spreading sericulture operations, short-term training for sericulture farmers, and mulberry field maintenance.
Imphal (Manipur) [India] June 29( ANI ): With an aim to encourage the local farmers to take up mulberry farming and silkworm rearing, Manipur Sericulture department launched a silk reeling and spinning unit in Bishnupur's Ngaikhong Khullen village.
With that knowledge of insect rearing, I developed passion to start my own farm, says Owino who started with a capital of S,000.After quitting Icipe,he started by planting the mulberry plants, the first step in setting up a sericulture farm.
Sericulture industry provides direct and indirect employment to various stakeholders and aids in augmenting their income.
Key words: Socio-economic development, Sericulture, Punjab (Pakistan), Impact Evaluation.
"We are very happy that Asian countries like Japan have shown their keen interest to invest in sericulture sector in the State," Parliamentary Secretary of Sericulture, Cooperation and Women Development Pukhayi told thie writer here Wednesday.
The silk industry is discontented that its demand for instantly reinstating the import duty on silk yarn from present 5 %to 30% and a special package of Rs.3 billion for sericulture sector have not been announced.
The government expects sericulture industry to bounce back and reach an export level of Rs 4,500 crore in 2011-12 from the current Rs 2,612 crore, he said.