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Farm For the Future Tanzania Limited (FFF) Announces Sale of Premium Sugar Beans

Kilimokwanza.org Reporter In an exciting development for the agricultural sector, Farm For the Future Tanzania Limited (FFF), a notable partner of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT), has announced the sale of their highly sought-after sugar beans. Scheduled to be available in May 2024, these premium beans promise to bring both quality and flavor to consumers’ tables….

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“I wish that one day Tanzania is seen in the area of global poultry exports,” says Elizabeth Swai in Forbes Africa Special Edition, June/July 2024.

Kilimokwanza.org Reporter Elizabeth Christopher Swai, the CEO of AKM Glitters Company Limited, has been featured in the June/July 2024 edition of Forbes Africa. The article highlights her remarkable journey and significant contributions to Tanzania’s poultry sector, showcasing her unwavering commitment to social impact entrepreneurship. Swai’s journey from the United Nations to founding AKM Glitters demonstrates her drive, compassion, and…

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Understanding Artificial intelligence (AI)

By Kilimokwanza.org Reporter Artificial intelligence (AI) has a rich history that dates back several decades. The term “artificial intelligence” was coined in 1956 by John McCarthy, Marvin Minsky, Nathaniel Rochester, and Claude Shannon during the Dartmouth Conference. However, the field’s roots stretch further back, encompassing a range of developments in mathematics, engineering, and computing. The Early Days and Machine…

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Soybean Initiatives Highlighted in the 2024/2025 Agricultural Budget

Kilimokwanza.org Reporter In his detailed and forward-looking budget speech, Minister Hussein Mohamed Bashe emphasised the development of the soybean sector, recognizing its potential to enhance Tanzania’s agricultural landscape significantly. The initiatives outlined for soybeans are part of a broader strategy to diversify agricultural production, improve food security, and boost economic growth. Key Initiatives and Investments for Soybean Development Addressing…

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AGRA Announces Kigali Restaurant Week to Empower Young African Agri-preneurs During BAL 2024

Kigali, Rwanda – May 23, 2024 – In anticipation of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) 2024 finals, AGRA has announced the launch of Kigali Restaurant Week, set to take place from May 27th to June 1st, 2024. This initiative aims to empower young Rwandan agri-preneurs and highlight agriculture’s role as a catalyst for economic growth and job creation. The…

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TBS Joins Global Metrology Day Celebrations: Emphasizing Accuracy for a Sustainable Future

Dar es Salaam, May 20, 2024 – To harmonize with global practices, the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) celebrated World Metrology Day today, an annual event on May 20. This year’s celebration took place in the Mbeya region, with TBS leveraging the occasion to educate and motivate stakeholders on the critical importance of verifying measurements to safeguard consumers. A…

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Youth-Led Agricultural Businesses in Tanzania to Compete for USAID Grants

Morogoro, Tanzania – May 19, 2024: KilimoKwanza.org Reporter A new initiative under USAID’s Accelerated Innovation Delivery Initiatives (AID-I) project will benefit young agricultural entrepreneurs. The project targets the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) areas within the Morogoro, Njombe, and Iringa regions known for their high agricultural potential. TAPBDS, SUGECO, and the Tanzanian government organized the AID-I project…

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Tanzania Ramps Up Soil Health Monitoring Efforts Through National Workshop

Dodoma, May 11, 2024—In a significant step towards sustainable agriculture and food security, the Tanzanian Ministry of Agriculture, under the guidance of Engineer Godwin Makori, Acting Director of the Department of Agricultural Land Management and Planning, hosted a critical soil health assessment workshop from May 6 to 10, 2024, in Dodoma. This strategic gathering brought together soil experts from…

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Over 90% of Fertilizer Used in Tanzania is Imported, with Less than 10% Produced Domestically.

Kilimokwanza.org Team Critical challenges facing Tanzania’s agriculture were highlighted during the significant 10th Annual Agricultural Policy Conference held in Dodoma and at the African Food Systems Conference on August 6, 2023, at the Julius K. Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar Es Salaam. Alarming statistics indicated that more than 90% of Tanzania’s fertilizer imports come predominantly from countries like…

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Transforming Poultry Farming in Ihemi through SilverLands Tanzania Limited’s T-PEC Centre

Ihemi, Tanzania — Nestled in the agricultural heartlands of Ihemi, SilverLands Tanzania Limited’s Poultry Training Centre (T-PEC) stands as a beacon of innovation and education in the Tanzanian poultry sector. Since its launch in 2016, T-PEC has revolutionized local agriculture by providing advanced training in poultry farming to over 3,500 participants. This initiative has been instrumental in driving employment…

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