About the Sector


The President of the United Republic of Tanzania issued a Notice on assignment of Ministerial responsibilities (Instrument) vide Government Notice No. 494 of 17 December, 2010.In that Instrument, the President has created a Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development which is mandated for formulation of livestock and fisheries policies and monitoring their implementation, development of livestock and fisheries infrastructure, carrying out research on livestock and fisheries and ensuring that the quality of livestock and fisheries is sustainable.



To have a Fisheries sector that is sustainable, commercial, and contributing to livelihood, employment, national income and food security;


To build and support the technical and professional capacity of local government authorities and private sector in order to develop, manage, and regulate the fisheries resources sustainably.