Animal Production Directorate (APD) is one of the Technical Directorates of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The Directorate has additional mandate to oversee operations of seven National Livestock Breeding Stations located in various parts of the country.
To develop, promote and sustain poultry and livestock production for food security, employment creation and income generation through research, effective technical support, extension services, agro-business and industry, whilst ensuring that gender and environmental issues are adequately addressed.
A well developed and efficient institution capable of formulating sound policies, providing effective technical support and promoting sustainable and profitable livestock and poultry industries for food security, nutritional adequacy and enhanced incomes.
The main functions of APD are:
SERVICE TO PUBLIC
The Directorate’s main service to the public is provision of technical advice to prospective livestock entrepreneurs and technical backstopping to the livestock and poultry industry and provision of Subject Matter Specialists and livestock extension services to farmers and industries in the sub-sector.
For further information please contact:
Animal Production Directorate
P O Box AN 5779
Tel: 233 (0) 302 666374
Fax: 233 (0)302 662460