Kikulula campus has its remarked historical background into different significant periods as; in 1975, Kikulula Ranching Complex was consolidated with business unit comprising three ranches (Kagoma, Kikulula and Mabale) as well as a Farmers’ Training Centre.
In 2000, The Kagera Dairy Development Trust (KADADET) situated at Kikulula area as headquarter was established to cater the needs of farmers through provision of Heifers in which farmers were compelled to attain training before given heifers. From then on, the farmer required to pay back a heifer to the scheme.
The Campus which has become the Kikulula Livestock Training Campus was established in October, 2013 in line with the Livestock Training Agency (LITA) strategies of reducing the current livestock Extensionists gap in the Country. Currently, it offers the basic certificate in Animal Health and Production (NTA Level 4), The Technician Certificate in Animal Health and Production (NTA Level 5) and the demand driven short courses.
The Livestock Training Agency (LITA) is an Executive Agency established on 1st September 2011 under Executive Agency Act No. 30 of 1977 and its Amendments Cap 245 of year 2007.
LITA carries the functions which were performed by Directorate of Research, Training and Extension under by then the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development.
LITA is mandated to conduct Livestock training, production applied research and consultancy services in the areas of Animal Health and Production. Currently, LITA is managing eight (8) outpost Campuses namely Tengeru, Mpwapwa, Morogoro, Madaba, Buhuri, Temeke, Mabuki and Kikulula with capacity of 2,600 students per year. In order to perform its mandated functions the Chief Executive Officer is assisted by the three Directors and two heads of Units; Director of production, Director of Business support, Director of Training, Research and Consultancy, Head of Internal unit and Head of Procurement management Unit.
LITA campuses offer long courses at certificate (NTA level 4&5) and Diploma (NTA level 5&6) levels.
Courses offered are: Diploma in Animal Health and Production, Diploma in Veterinary Laboratory Technology , Diploma in Range Management and Tsetse control, Certificate in Animal Health and Production and Certificate in Veterinary Laboratory Technology. In addition various farmers tailor made courses are offered on demand.
The main objectives of LITA are as follows:
i. Enrollment of trainees for long animal health and production training programs Increased;
ii. Productivity of Agency farms improved;
iii. Applied research and consultancy services conducted
iv. Infrastructure to provide services improved
v. Financial management improved
vi. Human resources management strengthened; and
vii. Crosscutting issues (HIV/AIDS, gender, diversity, good governance and
LITA Campuses are strategically located in different Agro ecological zones which are easily accessible and give an opportunity for the Agency to capture customers in a wide range.
The Agency is also responsible in providing consultancy services and applied research in Animal Health and Production. Moreover LITA is involved in Production of livestock, Livestock products and crops e.g. beef, diary poultry, fish, ducks, pigs, sheep, and goats. Furthermore LITA produces Agricultural crop products like pasture, maize, sunflower, horticultural products and other tree products.
With motivated management team, staff and dedicated students LITA had transformed its Campuses to a positive change. At the moment LITA has made work and study environment ascertained by both staff and students.
I welcome all Livestock health and production stakeholders to visit our extensive website to learn more about Livestock Training Agency.
LIVESTOCK TRAINING AGENCY KIKULULA
Institute Name: LIVESTOCK TRAINING AGENCY KIKULULA
Registration Status: Full Registered Institute Establishment Date: 25-Feb-2016
Registration Date: 15-Sep-2016 Accreditation Status: Not Accredited
Ownership: Government Region: Kagera
District: Karagwe District Council Fixed Phone 0763665322, 0789426464
Phone: 0763665322, 0789426464 Address: P. O. BOX 472, KARAGWE
Email Address: [email protected],[email protected],[email protected] Web Address: –
PROGRAMMES OFFERED BY THIS INSTITUTION
# Programme Name NTA
1 BASIC TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND PRODUCTION Level 4
2 TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND PRODUCTION Level 5
- Application form can be downloaded from Website: www.lita.go.tz (Home page)
- Application must be accompanied with a copy of Bank pay-in slip non-refundable Tshs. 10,000/= OR US $ 10 for foreign students and submitted to:
Chief Executive Officer
Livestock Training Agency Veterinary Complex,
131 Nelson Mandela Road,
P.O. Box 9152, 15487
Dar es Salaam
Also can be submitted to the respective campus
CONTACT Kikulula 0764227584 0752655060 0789426464
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For more information Visit http://www.lita.go.tz/
OTHER IMPORTANT LINKS
For LITA Application form, please visit our website. www.lita.go.tz