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Researchers Conduct Animal Health Workshop with Agricultural and Livestock Officials in Tanzania

By Thomas O’Malley, Technical Writer
HALI-2: Strengthening Tanzanian livestock health and pastoralist nutrition and livelihoods in a changing climate.

A group of Innovation Lab researchers took a six day trip to Tungamalenga Village, Tanzania at the end of April this year. The purpose of the trip was to conduct a workshop with all of the agricultural and livestock officials responsible for providing extension services to the village. At the workshop, researchers provided education and training, both in the classroom and the field, on advanced livestock health and veterinary diagnostic methods. Providing this education and training has a great impact on a village that, due to the lack of trust in extension officers’ knowledge and abilities, faces barriers in its local livestock health service system. Continue reading

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