Shepherd with a flock of karakul sheep in the north. - - Training and Demonstration in Animal Health and Animal Husbandry (UNDP-SF). The Afghanistan Government has undertaken a 5-year project to improve the quality and increase production of sheep, cattle and poultry throughout the nation, with the assistance of the United Nations Development Programme-Special Fund (UNDP-SF) and with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) acting as executing agency. Animal health assistants and animal husbandry extension workers are being trained at a lay assistants school in Kabul and at a field training centre in the province of Baghlan, where a pilot demonstration area in animal health and animal husbandry extension work has also been established. Short in-service training courses are being offered for agricultural workers.