Livestock Production Division

Mandates

  • To oversee policy formulation on livestock inputs, production and development
  • To mobilize resources and guide investment for input production and livestock development
  • To oversee HR performance, institutional and organization development
  • To take the lead in facilitating approvals for livestock production systems, and products Standards

Functions of Division Management

  • Prepare development plans, budgets, policies and strategies
  • Prepare annual targets meeting National Key Results (NKRs)
  • Prepare HR performance, capacity development and deployment plan
  • Prepare policy briefs and impact assessment of the sector
  • Liaise and support Department of Marketing & Cooperatives (DAMC) for livestock
  • markets and market development
  • Propose strategic advice to the department for development
  • Reviews, analyze and formulation of relevant strategies
  • Reviews, analyze and propose appropriate inputs and production strategies to attain self
  • sufficiency of livestock products
  • Conduct economic analysis and impact assessment for livestock production and input
  • investments projects and programs.
  • Promote collaboration with relevant national and international counterparts

Roles and Responsibilities of Production Section

  • Assist the division heads in policy, planning, strategy building
  • Prepare annual targets, and strategy meeting SectorKey Results (SKRs)
  • Prepare project proposals for fund mobilization for livestock production
  • Develop and oversee national standards and guidelines for production & processing
  • Develop investment plans for import substitution and technical details
  • Conduct economic analysis and impact assessment for investments
  • Monitor development progress and prepare analytical reports and financial updates
  • Provide strategic advice to the division for investment and procurements
  • Coordinate Organic Livestock production and development
  • Coordinate national and international seminars and workshop
  • Carry out need analysis for new development, strategies and resources gap
  • Make technical analysis and advise innovations on new ideas towards animal production
  • Monitor progress and produce periodic technical and financial report.
  • Liaise closely with DAMC to develop strategy for value chain development
  • Develop & oversee standards and guidelines for product packaging and storage

Roles and Responsibilities of Livestock Input Section

  • Assist the division heads in policy, planning, strategy building
  • Prepare annual targets, and strategy meeting Sector Key Results (SKRs) on livestock
  • inputs
  • Prepare project proposals for fund mobilization for appropriate inputs production and
  • sourcing
  • Monitor progress and requirement of inputs in the fields and prepare analytical reports
  • Provide strategic advice to the division for investment in the input generation,
  • replenishment and expansion or reduction facilities
  • Coordinate and develop appropriate welfare and production systems in the central livestock farms
  • Conduct economic analysis and t assessment to promote sustainable input production Provide necessary technical and strategic advice on input production
  • Monitor progress and produce periodic technical and financial report from input farms

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