• TVLA Laboratory Training  June, 2016

    TVLA Laboratory Training June, 2016

    Training workshop for National and Zonal Laboratory staff on priority diseases, that was held at the Tanzania Veterinary Laboratory Agency (TVLA) Center in Mwanza Tanzania from 20th to 24th June 2016. A total of 45 participants from National Laboratories under TVLA, and Zonal Veterinary Centres in Tanzania attended the workshop. […]

  • Chanjo ya ugonjwa wa Mdondo (TEMEVAC NDV STRAIN I-2)

    Chanjo ya ugonjwa wa Mdondo (TEMEVAC NDV STRAIN I-2)

    Kutokana na mahitaji makubwa ya chanjo (TEMEVAC NDV STRAIN I-2) ya kuku kwa ugonjwa wa Mdondo (Newcastle disease), kituo chetu cha uzalishaji wa chanjo Kibaha sasa kimeanza uzalishaji. Tunapenda kuwatangazia wale wote wenye kuhitaji chanjo hii sasa waanze kuleta mahitaji yao katika ofisi za kanda waliyopo (Kanda ya Kati-Dodoma, Kusini-Mtwara, […]

  • Bodi ya Washauri ya TVLA

    Bodi ya Washauri ya TVLA

    The member of advisory board (Seated in Front) is chaired by Professor Minga M. Uswege. Dr. Furaha Mramba is a secretary and the other members are: Professor Peter L. Msoffe Dr. Stuart Maghembe Ms. Ruth Mollel Dr John Steven The MAB shall be constituted as provided under Section 6 through […]

  • Center for Infectious Diseases

    Center for Infectious Diseases

    Center for Infectious Diseases and Biotechnology (CIDB). The Centre is responsible for research and technology development in relation to Infectious Diseases and Biotechnology

  • Central Veterinary Laboratory

    Central Veterinary Laboratory

    CVL role is to safeguard human health, animal health and productivity as it relates to food security, safety and trade. To undertake prompt disease diagnosis investigation of outbreaks, quality control of acaricides, vaccines, drugs, livestock, food and feed in line with international conventions such as those of World Organization for […]

  • Animal Feeds Analysis

    Animal Feeds Analysis

    Let us help you to determine moisture, protein, fat and many other parameters in a range of samples. You need at least six seconds analysis without long waiting sample preparation. Analyze samples from powders to pellets, liquids, pastes and slurries at CVL. Feed milling Verify incoming ingredients against specifications Get […]


Welcome to Tanzania Veterinary Laboratory Agency (TVLA)

Tanzania Veterinary Laboratory Agency (TVLA) is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (MLFD), that was established under the Executive Agency Act Cap 245 (Revised Edition; R.E 2009), gazetted on GN number 74 of 9th march 2012 supplement Number 8 and instated by the Chief Permanent Secretary on 11th July, 2012.

The Agency was established to work and meet the following objectives:-

i. Developing and marketing appropriate technological packages and biologicals.

ii. Institutionalizing the Management systems.

iii. Undertaking and strengthening surveillance and diagnostic services.

iv. Improving infrastructures and facilities.

v. Strengthen Financial and Human Resource management systems

vi. Strengthen institutional arrangement

vii. Addressing crosscutting issues.

The Agency operates in multiple sites across the United Republic of Tanzania, which includes the headquarters at Temeke - Dar es Salaam; Central Veterinary Laboratories (CVL) at Temeke, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Biotechnological (CIDB) at Temeke, Tanzania Vaccine Institute - Kibaha (TVI) the only Vaccine producing institute in the country and a zonal network of laboratories across Tanzania mainland (Arusha, Dodoma, Iringa, Mtwara, Mwanza and Tabora). We also have two Vector and Vector Borne diseases Centre's at Tanga and Kigoma including two research farms at Luguruni Dar es Salaam and ...Read More