INSTITUTE INFORMATION

LOCATION
The Institute is situated 5oS 39oE at an altitude of 6 m above sea level, 6 km inland from the Indian Ocean. Annual rainfall ranges from 1230 to 1400 mm, falling in two seasons with peaks during April – May and October – November. The mean temperature ranges from 26oC to 33oC with January and February being the hottest months of the year.
CONTACTS
  • DIRECTOR TALIRI TANGA
  • Address P.O. BOX 5016 TANGA
  • Tel 255 27 26 47 494
  • Fax 255 27 26 47 898
  • E-mail tanga@taliri.go.tz
MANDATES
  • Improvement of dairy cattle productivity in the sub-humid zone of coastal belt of Tanzania
  • Breed improvement and adoption
  • Feeds and feeding system
  • Animal health and management
  • Milk handling, value addition and marketing
EASTERN ZONE
  • Eastern Zone ( Tanga, Pwani, DSM and Morogoro regions)
  • Highland and low land areas
  • Intensive semi-intensive systems
  • Market channels(Rural-Rural, rural-urban)