Livestock Research Directorate

The Livestock Research Directorate Research Directorate is carrying out the following Mission:
Conduct applied scientific research in the following fields:
1.1- Improve local breeds of sheep and goats (national Awassi sheep and Baladi goats) and local poultry using methods of selection and methods of genetic improvement within the strain.
1.2- Animal feed, non-traditional feed production and optimum utilization of agricultural and industrial wastes.
1.3- Fish farming and integrated farm management.
1.4- Animal health using modern technologies in laboratory diagnosis and monitoring of animal diseases.
Transfer the results of research and related studies.
Qualify and capacity build up of technical staff.
Publish and document the results of agricultural research carried out in the Directorate.
Prepare the annual plan for the implementation of the work assigned to the Directorate and follow-up its implementation.
The Directorate has the following departments and divisions , which carry out the tasks assigned to it: