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Tanzania to exterminate quelea birds to save rice

  Tanzania plans to conduct an aerial bird control operation at Ndung'u Irrigation Scheme in the country's northern district of Same in an effort to wipe out quelea birds in the area.   Rosemary Sitaki, Same District Commissioner, said that the aircraft has been leased from the Desert Locust Control Organization for East Africa (DLCO-EA).   The aircraft will be used to spray the birds' roosters and feeding grounds with an.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Agriculture is Tanzania’s economy mainstay, contributing USD 13.9bn to its GDP

With its land and water resources, motivated agricultural entrepreneurs, and access to international markets through a major port, Tanzania has excellent potential for agriculture-led economic growth. Furthermore, women account for 70 percent of those employed in the sector, allowing them to participate along the entire value chain and empowering them as beneficiaries. Tanzania’s climate is favorable for a variety of crops—and with.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 13th June 2017

Tanzania: Spray Drones Providing Efficient Pesticide Dispersal

Guangzhou — Chinese firm Dajiang Innovation, popular known as DJI, recently launched its first agricultural aerial system, the Agras MG-1, operated as a drone, is now geared at providing cheaper crop spraying, also billed to become safer and more efficient. The company plans to supply the drone to local farmers to help ease their farm work, notably to minimize human labour and the cost of production.   The firm's communications.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd May 2017

Tanzania: Grape Farming Receives Boost from PASS Loan

Elias Mgwabi prunes grape plants on his vineyard at Mtitaa Village in Bahi District, Dodoma Region.   AT Mtitaa Village in Bahi District, Dodoma Region, a middle- aged farmer Elias Mgwabi and his labourers are trimming down branches from grape plants as fruits begin to grow on his 12-acre vineyard.   The vineyard has become a model farm in the country's major grape growing region, attracting other grape growers to visit and learn.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 29th April 2017

Kenya: EADP, German Lender Agree $13 Million Credit Deal to Boost Agriculture Sector

Hurdles of Kenyan farmers, organisations as well as small and medium sized enterprises in the agriculture value chain in accessing credit are set to ease with the signing of a €13 million ($13.8 million) financing agreement between German lender KfW and the East African Development Bank .   The lender will provide medium to long term loans.   The agreement targets the "Agricultural Financing Kenya" project which is.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 28th April 2017

Tanzania: Social Funds to Create 25 New Industries, Generate Over 300,000 Jobs

Morogoro — Social security funds plan to establish at least 25 industries countrywide and create over 300,000 jobs for Tanzanians, the government declared here yesterday.   The Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and People with Disabilities, Ms Jenista Mhagama, said the government was determined to achieve the industrial based economy through serious public and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th April 2017

Kenya: American Roasters to Increase Coffee Imports by 25 Percent

American roasters are expected to raise coffee purchases from Kenya by a quarter to Sh3.5 billion annually after the country showcased its produce in the ongoing symposium in Seattle, US.   Coffee Directorate made a pitch for Kenya's specialty coffee during the exhibition to have the US, which pays a premium price for the commodity, increase its uptake 25 per cent.   America buys seven per cent of Kenya's annual export of 46,000.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 26th April 2017

Ethiopia's poultry giants: From $3,500 start-up now hitting $1.6m in sales

The high demand for poultry in Ethiopia is shaping the lives of a group of friends who came together in 2010 to start a poultry farm. In the capital Addis Ababa, Friendship Agroindustry is now the second largest supplier of chicken and other poultry products. The company was started after they put their personal savings together and took a loan of 3,500 US dollars as capital. In seven years, the business has grown.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 22nd April 2017

Dangote could be world's largest rice exporter by 2021

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, could be the world’s biggest rice exporter in the next five years. This is according to the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina. Akinwumi was Nigeria’s Agriculture minister when Dangote was the largest importer of rice into Africa’s most populous nation. He recounted how the billionaire businessman once walked into his office and resolved to switch from.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 22nd April 2017

Ethiopia: Govt Committed to Increasing Agriculture Productivity

Recently, Ethiopia has launched the new Agricultural Extension Strategy, which is considered to speed up the transformation of Ethiopian agriculture. The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources had recently tabled the new Strategy for discussion with stakeholders.   According to the discussion, the agricultural, market-oriented, climate change extension services are typical instruments among global and continental institutes to.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 24th March 2017

Tanzania: Norwegian Fertilizer Firm Commits $36 Billion to Boost Agriculture Sector

IN a bid to ensure production and supply of fertilisers in the country, the Norwegian YARA International company, which produces fertilisers has announced to invest 80bn/- at the Port of Dar es Salaam so as to improve the business.   The idea is likely to improve agriculture production in the country, since majority farmers will benefit from the huge investment. The Norwegian ambassador to Tanzania, Ms Hanne-Marie Kaarstad said his.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 24th March 2017

Ethiopia: Ministry Launches New Agricultural Extension Strategy to Transform Sector

The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resource said the new Agricultural Extension Strategy is believed to speed up the transformation of Ethiopian agriculture. This was disclosed Monday when the new Ethiopian Agricultural Extension Strategy tabled for discussion with stakeholders.   Minister Dr. Eyasu Abriha on the occasion said currently the agricultural, market-oriented, climate change extension services are typical instrument among.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 23rd March 2017



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