Moti Cheru

Director, Feed Registration and Certification, Veterinary Drug and Animal Feed Administration and Control Authority, Ethiopia


  • Workshop 4 - Capacity Development for Feed Safety Initiatives

    Tuesday 19 April 09:45 - 10:00

    Ethiopian Feed Safety needs and Capacity Development Initiatives


    Mr. Moti  Cheru Jallata is Director, Feed registration and Certification Directorate in the Veterinary Drug and Animal Feed Administration  & Control  Authority (VDFACA) in Ethiopia. In his work he is dedicated to rural development, strives for livelihood & economic growth for the poor rural & urban community, and conducts appropriate trainings for farmers, DAs, District, Zonal and Regional experts,  produces Livestock strategic development plans, designs Livestock Development packages, technical manual, policy documents & guidelines, that comply with Government directions, in consonance with MDG. Mr. Cheru Jallata holds an M.Sc.in Animal Science, Belarus Academy of Agriculture, 1991, and a Diploma in Biology, Addis Ababa University- Alemaya College of Agriculture, 1982 (as it was then called). Selected publications

    • Designed Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries New Structure, Nov.  2015
    • Guidelines for Animal Feed Quality Registration and Certification, VDFACA -2014
    • Upgrading and Institution set up for National Artificial Insemination Center to the level of National Animal Genetic Improvement Institute
    • Competency Assurance Indicators for Agriculture Sector Business Engagements,  (2011- MoA)
    • Guidelines for Import & Export of Animal & Animal Genetic Materials, published (2011- MoA)
    • Dairy cattle, sheep and goat Genetic improvement strategic plan for GTP I (Growth and Transformation Plan I) for the years, 2011 – 2015
    • Sheep and Goat Development National Strategic Plan, that complies with “Program for Accelerated and Sustainable Development to End Poverty  (PASDEP)” (2006 – 2010), MoARD
    • Sheep and Goat Production Technology Manual, distributed to Regions in 2005, MoARD