INSTITUTE INFORMATION

LOCATION

TALIRI-WEST KILIMANJARO is located, in Northern Tanzania, Kilimanjaro Region in Siha district. Annual average rainfall lies between 450-700mm which occurs in two seasons late March to May (long rains) and November and December (short rains)

CONTACTS

  • DIRECTOR TALIRI WEST KILIMANJARO
  • Address P.O. BOX 147
  • SANYA JUU KILIMANJARO
  • Tel No. (027) 2757003
  • westkilimanjaro@taliri.go.tz
MANDATES
  • coordinate small ruminant research including other mandates:
  • identification, Characterization and conservation of different strains of small ruminants from various agro-ecological zones
  • Selection and Multiplication of Malya goats and other breeds
LIVESTOCK RESOURCES
  • Currently, the centre has a Pare white,
  • Sonjo red goats
  • and sheep Red Maasai, Black Head Persian