With the implementation of ACIAR, Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Veterinary Science hosted project planning meeting on 5-6 December 2018. The participants from Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department, Yezin Agricultural University, SCIRO, ACIAR and University of Veterinary Science discussed up-coming project activities that can facilitate rural farmers for their socioeconomic development. Moreover, they found out the solutions to identify key causes of clinical and sub-clinical disease on small ruminant and cattle farms that limit production. Overall, animal health, extension, forage development and breeding management had put on the table during the meeting. Two projects are launching early in 2019 jointly conducted by above partner institutions.