Author: Dr R Trevor Wilson

Which way farm animal welfare in Tanzania?

Dr R Trevor Wilson
Summary Tanzania is one of the world’s poorest and least developed countries but has huge numbers of cattle, goats, sheep and poultry, fewer pigs and very few water buffalo and camels. Most animals are kept under low input-low output conditions in mixed crop-livestock, pastoral or urban and suburban farming systems. Producers are usually poor, have limited access to resources and struggle to ensure their own livelihoods. An Animal Welfare Act was brought on to the Statute Book in …