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Animal Production and Health Department

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The Department of Animal Production and Health (DAPH) is the state organization which is responsible for providing technical leadership to the livestock Industry and its stakeholders in Sri Lanka. The DAPH, which is located in Peradeniya, in the Hill Capital of Kandy, Sri Lanka is being functioned under the Ministry of Livestock and Rural Community Development.The DAPH was established under the Ministry of Rural Industrial development in September 1978. The department was created by the then Government, which came into power in 1977 realizing the importance of the livestock sector in socioeconomic development in Sri Lanka. The DAPH presently operates through its five (05) technical divisions such as Animal Health, Animal Breeding, Veterinary Research, Human Resource Development, Livestock Planning and Economics.