Mwananchi Thought Leadership Forum V - 2019

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SPECIAL REPORT: Extension officers can improve coffee value chain in Tanzania

Towards the end of 2015, Ansaf commissioned a study on coffee value chain. The study covered six districts in Kagera, Kigoma, Kilimanjaro, Mara and Mbeya regions.

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Expert: Africa can feed the world

Africa has what it takes to feed the world if the continent can fully exploit its agricultural potential, experts say.

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Only eight out of 100 loans goes to agriculture sector

Dar es Salaam. Only eight out of 100 loans offered by commercial banks are for agriculture, a single factor that has made all other interventions to revamp the sector ineffective.

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Agriculture yet to make significant contribution to Tanzania’s GDP

The government admitted that despite deliberate initiatives to bolster agriculture sector, its contribution to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is still not in a good shape.

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How TZ is battling fall armyworms

The Tropical Pesticide Research Institute (TPRI) has come up with a technology that is specifically meant to control the invasion of Fall Armyworms (FAW).

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FAO shows how Tanzania can improve agricultural production for economic transformation

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said that Tanzania can reach its agricultural potential if it prioritises on transforming the sector by heightening political commitment, increase public

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Human resource, services, land inputs vital for agricultural productivity

Sokoine University of Tanzania (SUA) economist, researcher and advisor, Anna Temu has said that market components are vital for the growth of the agricultural sector.

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It is time for Africa to feed the world, says Sagcot boss

The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) chief executive officer, Mr Geoffrey Kirenga on Thursday night said African countries should start feeding the world instead of the wor

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Agriculture bank proving a boon to farming sector

The notion that agriculture is not bankable has bedevilled farming for decades, with commercial banks virtually shutting their doors on the sector ostensibly on grounds that it is risky business.

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WFP: Food security is not all about food sufficiency

The World Food Programme (WFP) has advised Tanzania to focus beyond food sufficiency and start aligning its policies and strategies towards ensuring access to adequate nutritious foods if it is to

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Sagcot’s successful story in backing industrialisation drive

Dar es Salaam. Determined to take a leading role in making Tanzania’s industrialisation drive a reality, The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) is counting success after mana

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Why agri-sector needs more funding

Dar es Salaam. Even as opportunities are plentiful, Tanzania’s agriculture sector still lags behind due to lack of progressive policies, coordination and synergy of institutions as well as wrong min

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Mwananchi Thought Leadership Forum (MTLF IV)

Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) will be organizing its fourth edition of the Thought Leadership Forum (MTLF IV) which will be held on 9th May 2019. The forum seeks to encourage dialogue, shap

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How FAO is impacting TZ agriculture

FAO is a specialised technical Agency of the United Nations with a mandate to manage all aspects of food and agriculture – including crops, livestock, fisheries and natural resources. We provide techn

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Here is therapy for TZ ailing agri-sector

Dar es Salaam. What ails the agriculture sector in Tanzania and what are the best interventions to reverse its meagre contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)?

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