Animal Resources and Fisheries

Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts
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H.E. Nyalok Tiong Gatluak
Minister

 

Minister's Profile:

 

 

 

Mission:

To promote, regulate and facilitate animal production and fisheries, value- addition and access to credit and Regional and International markets for food security, poverty alleviation and socio-economic development, the operation areas is animal Resources and Fisheries Sector.

 

Functions:

 

The Ministry of Animal Resources and Fisheries performs the following functions and duties:

 

  1. Formulate legislation, regulations, policies and standards for the development of the animal and fisheries resources of Southern Sudan;
  2. Provide policy guidance and monitor performance of livestock and fisheries activities undertaken in Southern Sudan;
  3. Protect against environment degradation through pasture and soil conservation through proper usage of grazing areas;
  4. Identify and promote investment opportunities in livestock and fisheries in Southern Sudan;
  5. Human resource training in the field of animal production and fisheries;
  6. Provide technical advice on animal health and disease control policies and introduce plans to improve livestock health and production in Southern Sudan;
  7. Encourage the private livestock sector and regulate the delivery of veterinary services and supplies;
  8. Monitor and investigate the prevalence, spread and impact of animal diseases in the livestock populations;
  9. Support a meat inspection service at appropriate levels of government and the development of abattoirs;
  10. Promote and coordinate partnership between public institutions and private livestock owners and operators and provide needed technical assistance for the transformation of traditional livestock practices into a modern market-oriented system;
  11. Promote the improvement of fishing and fish processing technologies to improve the quality and quantity of fish catches in Southern Sudan;
  12. Ensure the sustainability of the fisheries sector through the development and enforcement of policies and regulations governing the exploitations of fish stocks;
  13. Promote and develop aquaculture fish production;
  14. Promote effective community-based extension programmes in livestock and fisheries production;
  15. Promote the development of bee-keeping industry and other emerging livestock resources;
  16. Promote animal welfare; and
  17.  Provide technical assistance and training to state governments and other local governments to build their capacity to assume their responsibilities for animal resources and fisheries matters as defined in the Constitution and GoSS policy.

 

Structure:

 

The ministry is composed of the following directorates:

 

  1. Directorate of Planning, Investment and Marketing
  2. Directorate of Veterinary Services
  3. Directorate of Animal Production and range Management
  4. Directorate of Training, research and Extension
  5. Directorate of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

The ministry has the projects listed below:
 

  1. MDTF,
  2. SPCRP,
  3. SIFSIA,
  4. LESP-SS,
  5. SPINAP-AHI,
  6. PATTEC
     

Publications and Documents:

 

  •  Reports

 

Contacts:

 

DG, Planning, Investment and Marketing (SIFSIA Project)
Dr. John Ogoto Kanisio Okeleng Lefuf
wimapa89@yahoo.co.uk
Phone : +249 (0) 12221935; +256 (0) 477102893

 

DG, Veterinary Services (LESP-SS, SPINAP-AHI, PATTEC Projects)
Dr. Agol Malak Kwai 
agolkwai@yahoo.com 
Phone: +249 (0) 126642218

 

DG, Special Projects (MDTF, SPCRP Projects)
Dr. Louis Jaja
Louis.kayanga@googlemail.com
Phone: +249 (0) 126232225; +256 (0) 477257444
 

 

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Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts

 

 

 

This article was updated on Jun 22, 2010