Annual Report

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NaLIRRI ANNUAL REPORT 2016 – 2017

During the year, a number of Technologies, Innovations and Management Packages (TIMPs) have been evaluated and/or promoted. These include: Livestock Health and Welfare improvement using vaccines and drugs acaricide development; disease diagnostics; mitigating tick resistance to acaricides; and tsetse control.

Under Livestock nutrition we tackled the aflatoxin challenge in livestock feeds, promoted ration and supplement formulation; forage agronomy and breeding, forage seed and feed production and sustainable grazing management.