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Workshops Improve Livestock and Agricultural Extension Officers’ Capabilities in Tanzania

By Megan Dietz, Technical Writer

HALI-2: Strengthening Tanzanian Livestock Health and Pastoralist Nutrition and Livelihoods in a Changing Climate

Research Impacts:

  • Eighteen livestock and agricultural extension officers attended the 6-day workshop in Tanzania
  • Workshops provided education and training on advanced livestock health and veterinary diagnostic medicine
  • Officials have high expectations for subsequent impact on the health and livelihoods of pastoralist throughout Tanzania

Participants at the HALI-2 livestock health workshop held in Tungamalenga, Tanzania (photo by Erasto Katowo)

Mwoki Mwanzalila, Dr. Goodluck Paul, Alphonce Msigwa, Amani Zacharia, and Erasto Katowo of the HALI-2: Strengthening Tanzanian Livestock Health and Pastoralist Nutrition and Livelihoods in a Changing Climate traveled to Tanzania to conduct a workshop with all livestock and agricultural extension officers involved in the HALI-2 study areas of Idodi and Pawaga divisions of Iringa rural district. Eighteen total extension officers were provided with extensive education and training in the classroom and the field on advanced livestock health and veterinary diagnostic methods. Using PowerPoint presentations, video sessions, and field practicals, workshop attendees expanded their knowledge of locally relevant animal health topics.

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