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New Regulating Body in the Works for Tanzania's Cereal Industry

 A new regulatory authority for new cereals and other produce is in the works and is set to begin operations before the year is out. One of its main functions will be to set a cap price for a range of crops.  Acting Director-General of the Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB), Mr. John Maige broke the news in a recent interview with TBC FM.   Mr. Maige described the new regulatory body as an important instrument.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 17th October 2017

Agricultural Sector in Kenya to Receive a Boost

 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has revealed his plan for improving food security and also measures to assist farmers with issues regarding climate change and drought.   The president has also revealed that the government will spend as much as Sh 6 billion on purchasing maize from farmers under the conditions of the food security reserve in 2017/18 season. This will be done to see that the prices of flour remain affordable.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 13th October 2017

Keitt Exporters Diversify Into Oil Market

 Keitt Exporters is looking at potential opportunities in added value avocado products, in an attempt to reduce risk and the recent trade restrictions in China and Taiwan.    Grace Thuita, Sales and marketing manager said that the companies are also exploring machinery and processes with regard to the making of avocado oil, in order to make the most of the product.   The company hopes that this diversification process.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 5th October 2017

Two Agreements Signed to Boost Agriculture in Tanzania

 The government and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed two agreements, in an attempt to support farmers on issues regarding global warming and improved competitiveness in the rice farming trade, especially in the Iringa region.   The agreement was signed by Eng. Mathew Mtigumwe, Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and FAO Country Representative, Mr. Fred.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 2nd October 2017

Yara supports Agric Ministry's 'Planting For Food and Jobs' program

 Yara Ghana, a leading supplier of quality fertilizers, has initiated moves to partner the government's new agricultural program known as Plant For Food and  Jobs.   This as a result of the company's belief that the program will benefit the nation in the area of food security. Already Yara's fertilizers have been selected by the Ministry of Agriculture as part of the preparation to kick start of the program in September this.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation

 When you start talking about food security, you have to have to think about disease detection and management. That’s what I’m thinking about as I get ready to leave for a cassava field survey in southern Tanzania.   You might know cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) as tapioca, or a thickener in pies and bubble tea. But for over 800 million people in Africa and Asia this crop of tubers is their main source of food and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Tanzania bans grain exports to curb inflation, boost food industry

 Tanzania banned grain exports on Monday in a bid to stem rising local prices and rein in inflation, as well as boost the country’s nascent food processing industry.   Food is the biggest driver of inflation in the East African nation, which exported more than 1.5 million tonnes of cereals to neighbours in 2016, the agriculture ministry has estimated.   Government officials have also previously warned that, with the.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Organic farming gains popularity

 The historical background of organic agriculture in Tanzania goes back to the world history of agriculture, when people were farming more traditionally.   This is to say, modern organic farming still has roots from the first half of the 20th century, when there was growing reliance on non-organic methods. After the industrial revolution had introduced synthetic methods, most of which were not well-developed and had serious side.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

IFC And WFP Collaborate To Finance Smallholder Farmers In Rwanda And Tanzania

 The initiatives with KCB Bank Rwanda Limited and CRDB Bank PLC in Tanzania are part of the Farm to Market Alliance, a multi-stakeholder platform established in 2016, of which IFC and WFP are global members, to create agriculture value chains that secure sizeable local and international demand for produce from smallholder farmers. The Alliance is designed to create systemic change in markets through a holistic approach to smallholder.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

WFP Embarks On New Strategic Plan In Tanzania

 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a four-year Country Strategic Plan (CSP) in Tanzania. It is fully-aligned with the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which aims to end poverty, reduce inequality, tackle climate change and ensure sustainable agriculture and food security.   Under the CSP, WFP aims to improve market access for 250,000 smallholder farmers while overseeing a multi-sector nutrition.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

ITC and WFP partner to fund smallholder farmers in Tanzania

 Smallholder farmers produce most of the world’s food, but they form the majority of people living in poverty and often have food security challenges themselves   The initiatives with KCB Bank Rwanda Limited and CRDB Bank PLC in Tanzania are part of the Farm to Market Alliance, a multi-stakeholder platform established in 2016, of which IFC and WFP are global members, to create agriculture value chains that secure sizeable local.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Plans Complete for First Agricultural Park in Tanzania

 PLANS are underway to set up the country's first Agricultural Park at Kimamba in Kilosa District that will provide farmers with land and irrigation infrastructure in the area to improve productivity for food security and economic growth.   The Agricultural Park is an area set aside largely for agricultural activities to encourage continuation of such operations, in which farmers can rent farms for a long term tenure at reasonable.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017



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