Animal Health and Livestock Development


Black Australorp (BA) exotic breed of Chicken has been introduced to crossbreed with local chickens (LC) in Malawi since 1960

VISION

A nation that is self-sufficient in safe locally produced livestock and livestock products.

MISSION

A sustainable livestock development to improve economic and nutritional well-being of Malawians and rural livelihood while
guaranteeing the safety of the general public from consumption and utilization of livestock, livestock products and by-products.

OVERALL GOAL

To contribute towards improved households and national food security,poverty reduction and economic growth through sustainable
livestock development.

 MANDATE

To promote sustainable livestock development and protect the general public from zoonotic diseases through the delivery of animal
production and veterinary services.

POLICY GUIDING PRINCIPLES

SERVICES OFFERED

Demand driven livestock services delivery

  • Pluralism of service delivery
  • Privatisation of some livestock services
  • Cost recovery and cost sharing
  • Participatory approach and community empowerment.

The Department provides the following services:

  • Regulatory
  • Inspection
  • Extension and training
  • Provision of veterinary investigations, diagnostics and research
  • Provision of human resource and administration

Connect with us

Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters,

P.O. Box 30134, Lilongwe 3

Phone: +265 (0) 1 788 738

Fax: +265 (0) 1 788 908

Email: agriculture@agriculture.gov.mw

Physical Location:Ministry of Agriculture

Headquarters Building,

Capital Hill, Lilongwe
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