PULF Objectives

The Main Objective

To assess and mitigate the negative impact of livestock farming in urban and peri-urban environment of Tanzania and improve production so as to safeguard the animal and human health

Specific Objectives

  1. To investigate and mitigate effects of urban and peri-urban livestock farming on environmental and public health and how such factors are perceived by the important stakeholders (farmers, urban dweller and urban rulers)
  2. To improve production of urban and peri-urban livestock production in ways that cause minimal adverse effects to the surrounding society.
  3. To investigate on the status of welfare of cattle, pigs and poultry in the farms, during transportation and at market places and how this can be improved