Livestock and Fish Research


Livestock Research Directorate

The Livestock research directorate undertakes different research activities in the six research centers under TARI distributed in different zones and agro ecologies.

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Research

Research Center

Focus areas

Humera Research Center

Ruminant animal (Milk and Meat)

Axum Research Center

Large ruminant, Bee, poultry

Mekelle Research Center

Ruminant animals, Bee, poultry

Alamata Research Center

Large ruminant

Abergelle Research Center

Small ruminant and fishery

Shire-Maitsebri Research Center

Ruminant animals

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Skilled Manpower

Centers

Manpower Based on Level of Education including people on study leave

PhD

MSc

BSc

Diploma

Actual

%

Actual

%

Actual

%

Actual

%

TARI-head quarter

2

3.08

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Mekelle

9

13.85

9

13.85

0

0.00

3

4.62

Axum

1

1.54

8

12.31

1

1.54

1

1.54

Abergelle

3

4.62

7

10.77

1

1.54

1

1.54

Alamata

0

0.00

3

4.62

1

1.54

0

0.00

Humera

0

0.00

8

12.31

1

1.54

1

1.54

Shire-Maitsebri

0

0.00

5

7.69

0

0.00

0

0.00

Total

15

23.08

40

61.54

4

6.15

6

9.23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goals

  • Contribution for achieving GTP-Goals
    • Taking the Livestock Development Master Plan as strategic document
    • Considering the Country Livestock Research Strategy and cascading the objectives to our region

Core areas to be tackled

  • Productivity Enhancement (quantity/Quality)
  • Surplus production for Export
  • Import substitution
  • Input for agri-business/agro-industry
  • Public Health and safety
  • Food and nutrition security
  • Improving shelf life of animal products and by-products
  • Climate resilient agriculture

Major Commodities

  • Cattle (Meat/Milk)
  • Small Ruminant (Mainly meat)
  • Poultry (Meat and Egg)
  • Bee and Hive Products (Honey, Wax, Venom, Propolis)
  • Fish and marine products

 

Major Research Categories

  • Genetic Improvement
  • Animal Feed and Nutrition
  • Animal Health

 

Research Approach

  • Participatory (insuring involvement of all stakeholders)
    •  From problem appraisal to execution of research projects and dissemination of research outputs
  • Involving  Farmers’ research group (FRG)
  • Cluster based production system
  • Use of advanced biotechnology tools
  • Use of resource sharing codes
  • Networking with national and international  Research Centers

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