Animal Resources and Fisheries

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Hon. Dr. Martin Elia Lomuro
Minister

 
 

 

 

 

Hon Nadia Arop Dudi
Deputy Minister

 

Minister's Profile:

 

 

 

MANDATE:

Promotion, regulation and facilitation of livestock and fisheries production, including value-addition and access to credit and regional markets; for food security, poverty alleviation and socio-economic development of South Sudanese.

 

VISION

Productive livestock and fisheries sectors contributing 5% annually to improvements in food security, household income, job creation and the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

 


MISSION

Accelerate socio-economic development of the South Sudanese and enhance the livelihoods and food security of livestock and fisheries producers through improving livestock and fisheries production and productivity.
 

 

Functions:

 

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

 

  1. Formulation of effective policy framework and strategic plans, regulations, laws, rules, standards, quality assurance and control for the development of the animal and fisheries resources;
  2. Provision of policy guidance and monitoring/documenting the performance of the livestock and fisheries sectors;
  3. Development and coordination of Planning for the development of the livestock and fisheries sectors;
  4. Ensuring prevention of environmental degradation through promotion of pasture and soil conservation and the sustainable exploitation of productive natural resources;
  5. Identification and promotion of investment opportunities and encouraging private enterprise in the livestock and fisheries sectors;
  6. Human resource training in the fields of animal production and fisheries;
  7. Provision of technical advice on animal health and disease control policies and the development and implementation of plans to improve livestock health and production;
  8. Regulation and quality assurance in the privatized delivery of veterinary services and supplies;
  9. Monitoring and investigation of the prevalence, spread and impact of animal diseases;
  10. Supporting a meat inspection service at appropriate levels of government and the development of modern abattoirs;
  11. Promotion and coordination of partnership between public institutions and private livestock and fisheries enterprises, and provision of technical assistance for the transformation of traditional production practices into modern market-oriented systems;
  12. Promotion of improved fishing, fish handling and fish processing technologies to improve the quality and quantity of fish catches in South Sudan;
  13. Ensuring the sustainability of the fisheries sector through the development and enforcement of policies and regulations governing the exploitation of fish stocks;
  14. Promotion and development of aquaculture fish production;
  15. Promotion of effective community-based extension programmes in the livestock and fisheries sectors;
  16. Promotion of the development of a bee-keeping industry and productive enterprises based on the sustainable exploitation and management of other emerging livestock resources;
  17. Promotion of animal welfare;
  18. Provision of technical assistance and training to MARF at the State and local government levels, building capacity in the States for the assumption of responsibilities for animal resources and fisheries matters;
  19. Responsibility for the planning, coordination and supervision of surveys/censuses aimed at quantifying the status of natural resources, livestock and fisheries stocks, and
  20. Promotion of gender-equitable policy and mainstreaming of gender considerations in livestock and fisheries sectors.

 

Structure:

 

The revised structure of the ministry comprises of nine (9) directorates incorporating twenty eight (28) departments:

 

Directorate

Department

Planning, Statistics and Documentation

Planning and Policy Analysis

Statistics and Documentation

Gender Analysis and Mainstreaming

State and Special Projects Coordination

 State Affairs

 Special Projects

 Administration,  Finance and Human Resource Development

  Finance

 Administration

 Procurement

 Human Resource Development

 Investment, Marketing and Supplies

 Investment

  Marketing

  Supplies

Animal Production and Range and Pasture Development

 Animal Production

  Range and Pasture Development

Fisheries and Aquaculture Development

  Capture Fisheries

   Aquaculture

 Veterinary Services

Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety.

Disease and Vector Control.

Epidemiology and Disease Information

System.

Diagnostic Laboratories.

Wildlife and Aquatic Diseases.

Extension and Pastoralist Development

Livestock Production and Range

Management Extension.

 Veterinary Extension.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension.

 Research and Development

Central Veterinary Research Laboratory.

Livestock Research Centre/Station.

Fisheries Research Centre/Station.

Satellite Laboratories.

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

The ministry has the projects listed below:
 

South Sudan Comprehensive Agricultural Development Master Plan Project (CAMP-2012/2014): The project is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency and led by the government of the Republic of South Sudan (2012/2014)

 

Xeno-Monitoring Research Project for Development and Application of Xeno-Monitoring Tools for the Control of Human Trypanosomiasis in the eight (8) endemic Countries in the Sub-Saharan Africa: Funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGE) and led by Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

 

 

Publications and Documents:

 

  1. Policy Framework and Strategic Plans (2012/2013)
  2. National Agriculture and Livestock Extension Policy (2012/2016)
  3. Fisheries Policy Framework and Strategic Plans (2012/2016)
  4. Livestock and Fisheries Investment Opportunities in South Sudan( 2010)
  5. Colloquium on Peace and Stability among Pastoral Communities in Southern Sudan ( 2009)
  6. Report on the Southern Sudan Livestock and Fisheries Coordination Meeting: February, 16th-19th 2009, Wau, Western Bahr el Ghazal State
  7. Results of a Value Chain Study of the Livestock Sector in Five States of Southern Sudan covered by MDTF with a Focus on Red Meat, November 2010.
  8. Report on the South Sudan Livestock and Fisheries Coordination Conference: May 28th-31ST 2012, Juba, Central Equatoria State. 

 

Contacts:

 

Dr. Makuei Malual Kaang
Undersecretary
Cell phone: +211 955 050 590/ 0111193443/ 0977102901
E-mail: makweim@yahoo.com

 

Mr. william Olami Aba
Acting/ Director General for Planning, statistics and Documentation.
Cell phone: +211 955 550 763
E-MAIL: athilapril1956@gmail.com

 

Mr. Anthony Raymond Tombura
Director General for State and Special Projects Coordination
Cell phone: +211920472597/ 0921307773
E-mail: anthonyraytombura@yahoo.com

 

Dr Jacob M. Korok
Acting/ Director General for Veterinary Services
Cell phone: +211 956 479 074/ 0912 250 940
E-mail: jacobkorok@yahoo.co.uk

 

Mr. David Bol Ajuong
Public Relations Officer
Cell phone: +211955328821
E-mail: davidajuong@yahoo.com
 

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This article was updated on May 30, 2013