Temeke campus which is situated within the Temeke Veterinary area was established as a Poultry Training Centre in 1973 with a Headquarter in Dar es Salaam. The Institute still offers; the basic certificate in Veterinary Laboratory Technology (NTA Level 4), The Technician Certificate in Laboratory Technology (NTA Level 5) and The Ordinary Diploma in (Laboratory Technology NTA Level 6) 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 TEMEKE – DAR ES SALAAM
Institute Name: LIVESTOCK TRAINING AGENCY TEMEKE – DAR ES SALAAM
Registration Status: Provisional Registration Institute Establishment Date: 01-Jan-1900
Registration Date: 31-Jul-2013 Accreditation Status: Not Accredited
Ownership: Government Region: Dar es Salaam
District: Temeke Municipal Council Fixed Phone +255627627670
Phone: +255627627670 Address: P. O. BOX 39866 DAR ES SALAAM
Email Address: [email protected] Web Address:
PROGRAMMES OFFERED BY THIS INSTITUTION
# Programme Name NTA
1 BASIC TECHNITIAN CERTIFICATE IN VETERINARY LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY Level 4
2 TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE IN VETERINARY LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY Level 5
3 ORDINARY DIPLOMA IN VETERINARY LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY Level 6
- 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 Temeke 0713493932 0627885747 0716995351
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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