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ATAAS QUARTER III REVIEW AND PLANNING MEETING 10th – 14th July 2017 

Dairy research focus areas in NARO

Livestock health and welfare

  • Vaccine, drug and acaricide development 
  • Disease diagnostics 
  • Mitigating tick resistance to acaricides
  • Tsetse control research 
  • Milk safety 

Livestock nutrition 

  • Ration and supplement formulation 
  • Forage agronomy and breeding 
  • Forage seed and feed production
  • Sustainable grazing management 

Mechanization and infrastructure 

  • Diary farm mechanization 

  

 

NaLIRRI Research Overview 30th March 2017

NaLIRRI Research focus areas-16/17

  • Vaccine development and evaluation
  • Drug and acaricide development and evaluation 
  • Development of diagnostic kits for on-farm detection of livestock diseases
  • Development of milk and beef enhancing dietary rations 
  • Forage seed and feed production 
  • Dairy farm infrastructure and mechanisation 
  • Genetic improvement of indigenous livestock species: cattle, goats and poultry 
  • Characterisation of honey bee diseases and pathogens
  • Mitigating acaricide failure/resistance in Uganda

  

 

ATAAS Quarter II Review and Planning Meting 23– 27th January 2017

ATAAS focus areas under NaLIRRI 

  • Vaccine development and evaluation
  • Drug and acaricide development and evaluation 
  • Development of diagnostic kits for on-farm detection of livestock diseases
  • Development and evaluation of milk and beef enhancing dietary rations 
  • Forage seed and feed production 
  • Dairy farm infrastructure and mechanisation 
  • Genetic improvement of indigenous livestock species: cattle, goats and poultry 
  • Characterisation of honey bee diseases and pathogens
  • Mitigating acaricide failure/resistance in Uganda