Indigenous Breeds Dying Out

Yammu and Kashmir’s traditional graziers, the nomadic Gujjars, rue the dying out of several indigenous species of goat and sheep after the introduction of foreign high-yielding breeds. The nomadic Gujjars move to highland pastures in summers and come down to the plains when winters set in. “These foreign breeds are not successful for nomadic conditions,”
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Huge pay for Australian aid consultants

While tension between Papua New Guinean locals and ethnic-Asian businessmen continues across PNG, it’s emerged that some AusAid contractors there earn more than Australia’s Prime Minister. A recruitment company says some of its staff, hired by AusAid, have been paid up to $AUD360,000 a year to improve public sector management and administration. AidWatch says that’s not the most effective way of helping poor countries.

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