Department of Livestock and Fisheries

Lao students receives gold medals from competition in Thailand 

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Lao students from Faculty of Agriculture, teachers and trainers after receiving medals from The 3rd ASEAN Animals Science Students Professional Skill Competition) and The 1st Agricultural Innovation Fair and Share competition in Thailand recently.

 Lao students from the faculty of Agriculture, teachers and trainers pose a group photo after receiving congratulation certificate from the  Dean of the faculty of Agricultue.

Sisouphan Amphonephong

Lao students received gold medals from The 3rd ASEAN Animals Science Students Professional Skill Competition) and The 1st Agricultural Innovation Fair and Share at the Rajamagala University of Technology Isan, RMUTI from June 27-29.
Lao students from the Faculty of Agriculture joined the competition supported by advisor and trainer of Department of Livestock and Fisheries Assist. Prof. Dr Viengsakoun Napasirth, a trainer from Department of Agronomy, Mr Somsanouk Phonepadith, and a trainer from the Department of Livestock and Fisheries Mr Xaysana Panyavong 

Lao students received five medals including two gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal and three congratulation prizes from the competition.
This year the Faculty of Agriculture sent eight students, trainers and teachers into this competition to show their skill and ability, Prof. Dr Viengsakoun Napasirth told Vientiane Times.


The competition this year includes Plant Science, Animal Science, Veterinary Science, Food Science with 16 skills tested in total.
Student from the Department of Livestock and Fisheries Ms Phae Hongsa and student from Department of Veterinary Mr Vongdeuan Phommasith received gold medals in a Biology Quiz.


Ms Vininda Vongxayya, a student from Department of Rural Economic and Food and Ms Yer Xiong Patjai, a student from Department of Rural Economic and Food Technology received a gold medal for developing drinking yogurt from goat milk.


Mr Sinthone Borlady, Ms Liew Phiwvanna, both students from the Department of Agronomy, received Silver Medal award in cropping preparation.


Ms Phae Hongsa, Mr Bounthavee Vongzai, a student from the Department of Livestock and Fisheries received Silver Medal Award in duckling sex determination.


Mr Touny Khamsoukhavong, a student from the Department of Livestock and Fisheries, and Mr Vongdeuan Phommasith, a student from the Department of  Veterinary received bronze medal award in  Vaccination Skills.
Mr Sinthone Borlady, Miss Liew Phiwvanna, students from Department of Agronomy received congratulation award in Layering and Grafting.


Ms Phae Hongsa, Mr Touny Khamsoukhavong, a student from the Department of Livestock and Fisheries received a congratulation award in Egg Grading.


Mr Bounthavee Vongzai, Mr Touny Khamsoukhavong, Ms Phae Hongsa, Mr Touny Khamsoukhavong, Mr Bounthavee Vongzai, students from the Department of Livestock and Fisheries received a congratulation award in Castrating Cattle.
Besides being a stage for showing the skill of theory in a real practical setting it was also a stage for cooperation and exchange for students and teachers from each education institute in four countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, Prof.Dr Viengsakoun Napasirth said of the competition.


The competition included 12 universities with staff, teachers and students numbering 330 in total.
After returning to Laos from the competition in Thailand early this month, the officials from Faculty of Agriculture and organisations of the faculty organised a ceremony to present congratulation certificates to students, teachers and trainers.
Dean of Faculty of Agriculture, the National University of Laos Assoc. Prof. Fongsamouth Southammavong congratulated students, teachers and trainers in this competition.

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Officials from the Faculty of Agriculture expressed appreciation at the success of students achieved from this competition which was an improved result for the faculty on previous years.

Source: Vientiane Time Saturday, July 14, 2018,

Reporter: Viengsakoun Napasirth

Department of Livestock and Fisheries distributed grasses seed to Cattle farmers

 

Livestock Unit is a main research and production in Animal Science and Grassland Science. On 9 January 2018 Livestock unit were provided 2,500 Napier grass stem to cattle farmers to grow for their cattle feed, this activity was supported the government livestock stratergy for cattle meat production.

 

 

Cooperation between National University of Laos and Seoul National University

Development cooperation between National University of Laos and Seoul National University Republic of Korea, Implementing partner by Faculty of Agriculture (FAG) National University of Laos (NUOL), Institute for Global Social Responsibility Seoul National University (SNUSR) and local partner Milk For Laos. The program were run by volunteers from the two institutions from 17-25 January 2018. An objective of this program is to exchange experiences, enhance solidarity in community development, exchange knowledge of scientific research results and cultures of both institutions. In addition, there are also activities with students at Primary School of Ban Pakxapmai, Xaythany District, Vientiane Capital, which include hygiene activities, science and technology, environmental protection, sport, culture and so on. By teaching primary school student to do wash handing, tooth blushing, teaching importance of milk and drinking milk, trees planting, correct and separate garbage, repair, re-paint the school and so on.

Although the program is the starting point at some school but it is to confirm the good results of academic cooperation between the two universities.  To be broadly expanded, both Institutes will need to cooperate in order to sustain this program activity and in line with the policy of the Lao government, provide milk for Lao children as the word of “Quality milk for Lao Children.

 

Report by: Viengsakoun Napasirth