Igabiro Training Institute of Agriculture Igabiro (ITIA) is the only agriculture training institution owned by the North-Western Diocese (NWD) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT). As from 1963, ITIA has stood as a training centre for numerals extension agents, tutors, researchers, entrepreneurs required in the country to provide support for the rural family population. Through the assistance by the church, international organizations, from Denmark, China and government of Tanzania the institute has emerged stronger and more able to meet the ongoing needs of her rural and agricultural client′s base.
The institute is recognized by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) as a private institution with full registration (Cert.No.REG/ANE/018). The institute offers Ordinary Diploma in Agriculture Production (NTA level 6), Basic Technician Certificate in Agriculture Production (NTA level 4) , Technician Certificate in Agriculture Production (NTA level 5), Technician Certificate in Animal Health and Production and Diploma in Animal health and Production.
To be a centre of excellence for agriculture and livestock training program courses.
To provide high quality professional training, technical assistance and cross cutting issues to potential farmers and livestock keepers for strengthening sustainable and competitive agricultural sector.