Departments at The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
The production department is one of the technical departments of NAGRC&DB. NAGRC&DB maintains government breeding farms, ranches and production units for the production of breeding males and females and other germplasm. These are availed to livestock farmers across the country through different uptake pathways.
Planning and M&E
The planning unit is responsible to provide technical support and carry out Economic Policy engagements review and monitoring progress of day-to-day Economic activities of the institution by; Planning, directing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating Economic Policy activities of the organization; Through a consultative process, lead strategic planning process together with partners and stakeholders.
Finance & Administration
Is a department responsible for the management of NAGRC & DB’s Human Resources, Finances and Administration of the organization’s structures, processes and systems by; Managing organizational bank account/s including bank reconciliations; Manages NAGRC & DB pay roll; Administers petty cash.
Breeding and Reproduction
This department is responsible to manage the reproduction and breeding of animals using the most appropriate and acceptable breeding technologies and techniques by; Planing, budgeting, designing and overseeing implementation of breeding and reproduction programs and projects; Participating in the update and maintenance of the National Gene Depository; Coordinating the development of guidelines and implementation of field oriented breeding extension services for field workers.
Is a department responsible for overseeing organization, management and storage of records in the National Data Bank for characterization, evaluation and cataloguing of livestock, fisheries and poultry genetic resources. The key responsibility of this department is to undertake the first strategic objective to Enhance characterization, inventory and management of animal genetic resources.