Message From The Director
The Livestock Research Institute is a unique animal research and development unit under the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan. The institute is in charge of establishing animal resources, industry technology and practical study. A total of 141 research projects have been conducted in 2020 and 2021. The Livestock Research Institute has made outstanding progress through these projects. Hence, the studied projects are fundamentals, animal industry upgrade, commercialization and sustainable management. The results of research projects are categorized into six fields, including animal breeding and genetics, animal nutrition, animal physiology, forage crops, livestock management and processing of animal products. Achievements of these researches have been published and listed in the published papers, which have 64 papers presented in our publication, Journal of Taiwan Livestock Research, and 234 articles published in other journals. The research works are also shown in technology transfer achievements, which have 33 cases with 12.3 million NTD royalties in 2020, and 43 cases with 5.98 million NTD royalties in 2021. We further instruct the companies to establish their livestock business. There were 4 and 7 companies that newly entered the innovation incubation center in 2020 and 2021, and 6 and 6 companies successfully hatched in 2020 and 2021, respectively. In addition, varieties of activities such as scientists sent abroad, training classes, seminars and symposia in the past two years are also shown in the biennial report. This biennial report is the summary results of the efforts completed in 2020 and 2021. This publication is dedicated to the support and hard work done by all the colleagues of our institute. We would highly appreciate your comments and suggestions.
Livestock Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan Director General
Jeng Fang Huang October, 2022