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Tanzania: Seaweed Trade Booms Amid Concern About Falling Prices

 Seaweed farming is gathering momentum in Mtwara, thanks to its comparative economic advantages. However, not all farmers have benefited from the booming business for various reasons.   In a recent visit by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) Tanzania, a villager of Imekua, Ms Asha Bakari, 35, told The Citizen that she grew up cultivating this crop with her family and to a considerable extent it enabled their family to earn a living.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Institute in Fresh Push for Cassava

 Kilosa. Experts from the Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)-Ilonga have advised leaders at all levels to encourage farmers to cultivate cassava, which is a drought resistant crop with a reliable market.   Speaking during an exhibition of various crops researched at ARI in Kilosa, the Eastern Zone director of research and development in the ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Geoffrey Mkamilo, said it was the duty.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

World Food Prize Winner Says African Agriculture Is the Key to World Food Security

 The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year’s World Food Prize announced Monday.   Akinwumi Adesina, president of African Development Bank, says the future of global food security relies on making farming in Africa a profitable.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

A farmer's journey from subsistence to success

 In the small village of Ruponda in southern Tanzania’s Lindi Region, Joyce Mtauka has become something of a legend.   As a “trainer of trainers” for the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development agency, her work to educate farmers on better agricultural practices has made her an important local figure. As a farmer who has been able to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Maize shortage to end in one month, expect surplus — Bett

 Agriculture CS Willy Bett yesterday assured Kenyans that the maize shortage in the local market will be a thing of the past by the end of August.   Bett said there will be a surplus of maize following imports from the East African Community — mainly Tanzania and Uganda.   “We’ve consistently imported maize from global market segments to contain the acute shortage of the commodity, following the effects of.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

ACGG to boost food security via rural farming

 The African Chicken Genetic Gain (ACGG) has said it is set to enhance food security through rural farming.   The Project Leader, ACGG, Prof. Funso Sonaiya, said this would be achieved through the transformation of smallholder chicken production into commercially viable enterprise with private sector engagement that could empower rural women, increase income and nutrition of their families.   He said this would be achieved.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Love Letters to Tanzania - Beans or Beef for Dinner Tonight?

 Hearing young people thoughtfully articulate their visions for a better future is a wonderfully uplifting aspect of teaching. Recently, I had the pleasure of assessing students' persuasive speaking skills as they presented on a range of environmental issues.   When a student began to speak in favour of vegetarianism, her words fell on fertile ground and ruined my dinner plans - partially because she is a gifted orator, and partially.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

IITA reaffirms its commitment to transforming Africa’s agriculture as it marks its 50th Anniversary

 The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has vowed to redouble its efforts to transform Africa’s agriculture. This was expressed by IITA Director for Eastern Africa Dr Victor Manyong at a ceremony organized at the Institute’s Eastern Africa hub offices in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, recently to mark its 50th anniversary.   Dr Manyong assured guests at the event who included partners, beneficiaries, and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

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

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