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19 August 2021
View news from Tanzania GPS monitoring could help with disease intervention and prevention
A new study from Tanzania finds that using GPS to monitor cattle herds can facilitate targeted interventions that could reduce the burden of livestock diseases. ...
11 December 2019
View news from Tanzania Meat Prices Go Up in Dar Amid Falling Cattle Supply
TANZANIA - Rising demand for meat, compounded by low cattle supplies, has pushed meat prices up in Dar es Salaam, with analysts projecting that a kilogramme of beef will cross the Sh10,000-mark during the festive season....
13 June 2018
View news from Tanzania Researchers Help Unlock Answers About Leptospirosis in Africa
TANZANIA - University of Otago researchers are helping lead international studies which have discovered that exposure to cattle and rice farming are risk factors for the devastating disease leptospirosis in northern Tanzania....
13 December 2017
View news from Tanzania 44,700 Maswa Cattle to be Branded
TANZANIA - Thirty-six wards will be involved in branding 44,732 cattle in Maswa District, Simiyu....
27 June 2017
View news from Tanzania Tanzanian Meat Prices Remain Unchanged Despite Increased Cattle Supply
TANZANIA - Cattle supply at Pugu market recorded an increase last week, resulting into price fall across all the breeds although the retail prices remained unchanged in most parts of Dar es Salaam Region....
03 May 2017
View news from Tanzania Strong Demand for Beef Pushes Up Prices, Supply in Tanzania
TANZANIA - High demand for cattle meat in Dar es Salaam Region this month could be the driving force for increased supply and prices during the period compared to the preceding month....
14 December 2016
View news from Tanzania Kalambo Flushes Out 25 Pastoralists, 2,000 Herds of Cattle
TANZANIA - Kalambo District authorities in Rukwa Region have arrested and forcibly kicked out 25 pastoralists with 2,000 herds of cattle over the defiance of a directive issued by Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Zelothe Steven, against illegal animal entry...
30 April 2014
View news from Tanzania Norway and Tanzania Unite in Cattle Project
TANZANIA – A University partnership drawing on Scandinavian expertise is working to lift beef and milk production from pastoral Tanzanian farming....
13 February 2013
View news from Tanzania Ngara Under Quarantine to Contain FMD
TANZANIA - Authorities in Ngara District have imposed a quarantine following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the region....
02 January 2013
View news from Tanzania 100 Head of Cattle Disappear in Serengeti River
TANZANIA - Almost 100 head of cattle have disappeared in the Robana river, according to sources in Africa....
16 November 2011
View news from Tanzania Cattle Supply Improves But Meat Price Soars
TANZANIA - Pugu livestock market in Dar es Salaam has experienced a good supply of cattle but the price of meat has continued to go up. A report issued by the Ministry of Trade and Industry indicates that there has been a high demand for cattle, goats...
24 August 2010
View news from Tanzania Less Livestock Supplied To Market
TANZANIA - The cattle supply to Pugu market in Dar es Salaam from upcountry has decreased by 5.5 per cent. But meat prices have remained at between Sh3,000 and Sh4,800 a kilo. A ministry of Trade, Industry and Marketing report shows that 970 animals on...
02 July 2009
View news from Tanzania EAC Secretariat and ILRI Unite Over Livestock
TANZANIA - The East African Community Secretariat and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), an international research institute with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya have signed and exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...
10 September 2007
View news from Tanzania Livestock Extinction Threat: How Prepared Is Tanzania?
TANZANIA - The recent announcement by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) that the world is now facing extinction of indigenous livestock breeds is a warning to countries with huge animal populations such as Tanzania. ...
02 July 2007
View news from Tanzania Tanzania: Livestock Ban Lifted As Zanzibar Controls RVF
STONE TOWN - Tanzania's semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar have lifted a ban imposed in April on the importation of farm animals and meat in a bid to keep the region free of Rift Valley Fever (RVF). ...
28 December 2006
View news from Tanzania Southern Africa: Tanzania to Benefit From $19.7m ADB Loan to SADC Nations
TANZANIA - Tanzania is among five member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to benefit from a grant totalling $19.7 million extended by the African Development Bank (ADB) in support of animal disease control. ...
26 December 2006
View news from Tanzania Tanzania to benefit from $19.7m ADB loan to SADC nations
TANZANIA - Tanzania is among five member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to benefit from a grant totalling $19.7 million extended by the African Development Bank (ADB) in support of animal disease control. ...

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