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TZS 38 Billion Initiative to Enhance Sustainable Agriculture and Foster Job Creation for Youth and Women in the SAGCOT Area

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development for Canada, and Tanzania's Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Hon. David Silinde (MP), share a word during the launch of the "Her Resilience, Our Planet Project" at Koga Farm in Kibamba Village, Mkuranga District, on May 15, 2024.

Mkuranga, Pwani Region, Tanzania—The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development for Canada, has launched a six-year project to promote sustainable agriculture and increase employment opportunities for youth and women in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) region. The event took place on May 15, 2024, at Koga Farm, a prominent mango farm in Kibamba Village, Mkuranga…

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Using Energy as a Catalyst for Economic Prosperity: Namibia International Energy Conference Returns in 2024

Taking place from April 23-25, the conference reimagines resource-rich Namibia by turning possibilities into prosperity. The highly anticipated Namibia International Energy Conference (NIEC) is back, and this time it promises to be bigger and more impactful than ever before. The conference, scheduled to take place from April 23-25, 2024 at Droombos Estate Windhoek in Namibia, will unite government officials, private…

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Tanzania Celebrates Continued Partnership with Norway for Agricultural Development 

*SAGCOT Hosts Ambassador Tone Tinnes in Iringa, Morogoro  The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) is delighted to announce the recent visit of Her Excellency Madam Tone Tinnes, the Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania, to the SAGCOT region, focusing on the Ihemi and Kilombero Clusters across the Iringa, Njombe, and Morogoro Regions. During a three-day tour from March 13th…

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New SME Impact Report Advocates Enhanced Support for Agribusinesses to Navigate the “Triple Crisis”

AGRA Press Release … AGRA has today released the 3 rd edition of the ‘African Agribusiness OutlookReport’ which sheds light on the impact of the “Triple Crisis” – Covid-19 pandemic, climatechange, and the Russia-Ukraine conflict – on small and medium-sized agribusinesses in Nigeria,Zambia, and Tanzania. The report, which is jointly produced by AGRA and IPSOS, surveyed…

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Tanzania Anticipates Top 20 Economic Growth Position Globally, President Samia Suluhu Hassan Asserts

Kilimokwanza.org Team President Samia Suluhu Hassan of the United Republic of Tanzania has revealed optimistic projections from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the year 2024. According to the IMF, Tanzania is expected to rank among the top 20 fastest-growing economies worldwide. This forecast not only positions Tanzania as a burgeoning economic powerhouse but also opens up numerous opportunities…

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EAGC and USAID Partnership to Boost Staple Food Value Chains in East Africa

Nairobi, Kenya, January 29, 2024 – In a landmark initiative, the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) has received a significant boost with a three-year grant of US$2 million from the United States government. This grant, part of the USAID’s Economic Recovery and Reform Activity (ERRA) program managed by TradeMark Africa (TMA) and funded by Feed the Future, aims to…

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EAGC and USAID Formulate Alliance to Elevate Export Competitiveness in East African Staple Foods

Nairobi, Kenya, January 23, 2024 – In a move to boost East Africa’s agricultural sector, the United States government, through the USAID’s Economic Recovery and Reform Activity (ERRA) program and delivered by TradeMark Africa (TMA), has granted a three-year partnership with the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC). This collaboration, valued at US$2 million, is poised to enhance the competitiveness…

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Global Economic Outlook Remains Uncertain Amid AI Advancements and Geopolitical Challenges

World Economic Forum

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, January 15, 2024 – The latest Chief Economists Outlook report, unveiled today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024, paints a somber picture of the global economic landscape. The report, which synthesizes insights from top chief economists, indicates that the global economy is navigating through a maze of challenges, including stringent financial conditions, deepening geopolitical divisions,…

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AGRA to Spotlight Sustainable Business Models, Partnerships, and Investments Driving Transformation in Africa at the 54th World Economic Forum

Nairobi, 15th January 2024: The 54th Annual Meeting of The World Economic Forum will take place at Davos-Klosters from 15th to 19th January 2024. The week-long event themed ‘Rebuilding Trust’ provides a crucial space to focus on the fundamental principles driving trust, including transparency, consistency, and accountability. The forum has incorporated an SDG tent set up to serve as…

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Global Risks 2024: Disinformation Tops Global Risks 2024 as Environmental Threats Intensify

Geneva, Switzerland, 10 January 2024 – The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2024, released today, has identified disinformation and misinformation as the most significant short-term global risks. This revelation comes against a backdrop of escalating environmental threats and challenges in the realms of technology, geopolitics, and demographics. The report draws upon the insights of over 1,400 global risk…

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