Ref 13 Tanzania


Project description Consultancy Study to recommend appropriate systems to be adopted by Tanzania for its National Livestock Identification, Registration and Traceability System
Origin of funding Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries of Tanzania
Name of Client Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries
Period 08/2008 - 09/2008
Overall project value 29,420
Proportion carried out
by ADT
No of staff provided 2
Name of partners, if any  
Project description

The objective of this Feasibility Study was to provide a scientific opinion and advice on the Livestock Identification, Registration and Traceability System that Tanzania should adopt for the purpose of disease control, food safety and market access through imparting competitiveness edge for the international livestock trade.

Type of Services provided
  • Review livestock identification, registration and traceability systems in the country paying particular attention to catchment areas of current potential export abattoirs that are either processing meat or meat products for export meat or meatproducts
  • Develop recommendations on which Livestock Identification and Registration System (LIRS) to adopt
  • Develop recommendations on how the adopted LIRS will be managed and financed
  • Develop recommendations on data and information management systems to support the LIRS adopted to the regional (SADC-LIMS) and international (Global Traceability Network and ISO requirement
  • Exploring importation or manufacturing of livestock Identification devices
  • Develop recommendations on the roadmap and implementation schedule
  • Presentation of findings and recommendations
  • Database System Development, customization, training and commissionioning



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