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The Department contribute towards transformation of livestock and fisheries sectors through provision of quality education, research, outreach and advisory services to the society

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What we offer

The Department is actively involved in teaching, research, outreach and production in fields of animal husbandry, aquaculture and range management

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Production

The Department runs several production units namely Dairy, Sheep and Goats, Fish, Fodder, Poultry, Rabbits and Piggery. They play a key role in hands-on training, research

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News

Latest Updates, Success Stories, Intelligences, alerts, and more

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) and the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) Successfully Collaborate on a Completed Cattle Fattening Project

Fattening for improving meat production from indigenous cattle mainly focuses on enhancing the weight and meat quality of local breeds...
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The publication of Dr. Rumisha C. and Prof. Kochzius M., was among the top cited articles in Wiley issues of 2022-2023

A journal article published by Dr Cyrus Rumisha from the Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences, in the College...
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Department of Animal, Aquaculture, and Range Sciences Curriculum Review Team Visited Sea Cucumber Cage Farms at Bagamoyo

The visit to sea cucumber cage farms in Bagamoyo by the Curriculum Review Team from the Department of Animal, Aquaculture,...
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Mr. David Mugisha a 3rd yr BSc. Animal Sciences emerged among the Top 10 winners in the 11th National Essay Writing Competition of 2023 – 2024

Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) organized the 11th National Essay Writing Competition of 2023 – 2024, with the theme “Empowering...
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The Department Basketball Team (Grinder All Day) Won on the Second Round Playoff Battle

The Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) is yearly running several sports and games tournaments for students and staff to participate...
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An Expert in Monogastric Nutrition from DAARS Honored by WUR in the Netherlands

The academic member of staff from the Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Management, Fredrick Jonas Sammo has been conferred...
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Findings

Interesting Research News, Innovations, Publications, and Other Facts

Acid-base disturbances and effects on oxygen uptake rates in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) following acute and prolonged CO2 exposure

Farming Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Tanzania is an increasingly important activity, contributing significantly to food security, economic development, and...
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Threatening the endangered: Uncovering endangered elasmobranchs and factors perpetuating the Tanzanian shark-fin trade

Despite global conservation efforts, elasmobranchs still face increased fishing pressure due to the high demand for their products. Although certain...
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Lack of mitochondrial introgression and limited genetic connectivity among Manyara tilapia populations in Tanzanian Saline Rift Valley Lakes

The species Oreochromis amphimelas, commonly known as Manyara tilapia, is a species of tilapia cichlid endemic to North Central Tanzania....
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Effects of Deferred Grazing Regime on Rangeland Productivity and Health: A Case Study of Simanjiro District in Northern Tanzania

Deferred grazing is a management strategy that involves resting certain areas of rangeland from livestock grazing for a specific period....
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Announcements, Events, Workshop/ Research Calls, and Other Opportunities

Announcement of the 47th Scientific Conference of Tanzania Society of Animal production (TSAP)

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International Range Student Exchange – April 15, 2024

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Jambo Tanzania: Prof, Raphael T. Chibunda – TBC1

Amka na TBC1 katika kipindi cha Jambo Tanzania, siku ya Jumanne ya tarehe 12/12/2023 saa moja kamili asubuhi. Prof. Raphael...
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Kongamano la Miaka 62 ya Uhuru wa Tanganyika

Kongamano la Miaka 62 ya Uhuru wa Tanganyika litakalofanyika Chuo kikuu cha Sokoine cha Kilimo (SUA), siku ya tarehe 12/12/2023...
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Gallery

Photos and Videos

Dhana ya Uchumi wa Bluu – Dr. Muumini I. Hamad

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Patricia Peter Ngoda Celebrating her Master Degree in Tropical Animal Production from the Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences

Some of the department members celebrated Ms. Patricia P. Ngoda achievement and conferred her Master’s in Tropical Animal Production on...
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