35th Tanzania Veterinary Association (TVA) Scientific Conference

Event Type

Tanzania Veterinary Association (TVA) 

Date & Time

5 - 7 December, 2017


The Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC)

Event Summary

The Tanzania Veterinary Association (TVA) is pleased to announce its 35th Scientific Conference, which will be held at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) in Arusha, Tanzania from the 5th to 7th December 2017

The Theme for the Conference is: “The role of livestock sector in building an industry based economy in Tanzania”

Sub-Themes are:

1. Challenges associated with value addition in the livestock sector
2. Influence of farming system on productivity
3. The role of animal feed manufacturing industry on animal sector
4. The influence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to value addition
5. Welfare and contribution of draft animals to the transformation of the agricultural sector

TVA invites those who wish to present papers during the Conference to submit Abstract not exceeding 250 words in line with the above Theme and sub-themes.

The deadline for submission of Abstracts is 30th September 2017 whereas for full papers shall be 4th November 2017. Kindly submit high quality Abstracts and full papers, and adhere to the deadlines in order to enable the TVA Secretariat to prepare relevant documents on time.

Electronic submission of Abstracts and full papers should be sent to the Chairman of the Scientific Committee: Prof. Esron Karimuribo (ekarimu@yahoo.co.uk) and copied to Dr Hezron Nonga (nongahezron@yahoo.co.uk), a member of the Scientific Committee.

Two types of presentations at the Conference are invited:

(a) Oral presentation: Papers should NOT exceed 15 pages typed in MS Word, double spaced using 12 pt font size of Times New Roman.

(b) Poster presentation should be 1.5m high and 1.2m wide.

In case of Powerpoint slides the font should NOT be less than 26 and number of slides be presentable preferably in fifteen (15) minutes.

Contact Information

For more information visit the following websites:




www.mifugouvuvi.go.tz; and


All submissions should be copied to the TVA Honorary Secretary, through the email address: hbudodi@yahoo.com


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