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Livestock & Animal Husbandry

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Livestock & Animal Husbandry

Zanzibar has a high demand for animal products such as milk, mutton and beef. Poultry products such as chicken and eggs are also on high demand. For this, the country has opened its doors for investment in this sub-sector. According to the National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008, cattle were the most dominant animals farmed in Zanzibar amounting to 155,624 (68%) mainly of the indigenous type followed by goats which totaled to 68,972 (30%).

  • Dairy farming
  • Animal feed production
  • Poultry farming and processing
  • Construction of modern slaughter houses
  • Establishment of hatcheries with parent stock farms