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Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security

APD-Activities


Agricultural Services

Animal Production Division
Contact Person: Mr  K L Yee Tong Wah
Position: Divisional Scientific Officer
Tel:(230) 466 0021/401 2800
Fax: (230) 465 8510
Email: moa-apd@govmu.org
 
 
 
  • Managing Government livestock farms and fodder stations
 
  • Import of livestock and Breed improvement program for farmed animals
 
  • Introducing new bio-technologies( porcine artificial insemination and caprine artificial inseminetion)
 
  • Conservation of local farm animal genetic resources
 
  • Initiating new projects with new species for niche markets (Ducks)
 
  • Feed formulation and feed quality control
 
  • Research on new animal feeds
 
  • Implementation of Integrated Farming System at small scale cattle farms (UNDP - GEF Funded project) involving the treatment of Livestock waste through the UASB (Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket) digestor and production of biogas for cooking
 
  • Livestock Policy Formulation and technical advice
 
  • Training and advisory services to the farming community.