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Taking a New Look at Africa's Agriculture; Develoepmental Communication

Transforming Agrifood Systems: Addressing Hidden Costs and Sustainability Challenges in Tanzania

Kilimokwanza.org Team The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has released its seminal report for 2023, titled “The State of Food and Agriculture.” This report, a cornerstone of agricultural research and policy guidance, delves deep into the agrifood systems of various countries, with a particular focus on revealing the “true cost” of food production and consumption…

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Ministry of Agriculture to Distribute 200,000 Clove Seedlings to Farmers in Morogoro

Tanzania In a bid to enhance the production, processing, and marketing of cloves, stakeholders in agriculture have been urged to harness the potential of the spice to significantly contribute to the economy. Cloves can generate up to 1.8 billion Tanzanian Shillings in revenue annually for a single district, thus uplifting the economic status. These sentiments were expressed by the…

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Tanzanian President Calls for Climate-Smart Agriculture Across Africa

Oslo, Norway, February 15, 2024 – President Samia Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania has urged African nations to accelerate the adoption of sustainable agriculture practices to address the challenge of feeding the continent’s rapidly expanding population. Speaking at the Climate and Food Security meeting during her two-day State Visit to Norway, President Samia emphasized the need for collaborative efforts and…

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Tanzania’s Ministry of Agriculture Launches the “Samia Youth in Agriculture Award”

In a pioneering move to revolutionize the agricultural sector, the Ministry of Agriculture of the United Republic of Tanzania has announced the launch of the “Samia Youth in Agriculture Award.” Aimed at harnessing the innovative potential of the youth in universities and colleges, this initiative calls for the submission of project ideas that promise to bring transformative changes to…

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Beyond the Southern Corridor: Elevating Tanzania’s Agricultural Sector Across New Corridors

Kilimokwanza.org Team At the Africa@COP28 conference, Mr Geoffrey Kirenga, the visionary CEO of the SAGCOT Centre Limited, shared transformative insights with the African Development Bank (AfDB). Mr Kirenga unveiled the untapped potential within Tanzania’s agricultural sector, emphasizing remarkable possibilities for scalability and sustainability: His words: “Most farmers produce below 3 tons per hectare in the regions we have tested….

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Tanzania & Norway Forge Ahead with a Groundbreaking Agriculture and Food Security Partnership

Tanzania and Norway Embark on a Pioneering Partnership for Agriculture and Food Security On February 14, 2024, a landmark ceremony held in Oslo, Norway, at the Climate House, Garden Avenue, became the setting for a historic event in the annals of international cooperation. Tanzania and Norway, celebrating six decades of diplomatic ties, took a monumental step forward by signing…

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Minister Bashe Advocates for Private Sector Engagement in Agriculture at Oslo Climate and Food Security Forum

On February 14, 2024, a pivotal debate unfolded at the Climate House in Oslo, Norway, centered on the intertwined issues of food security and climate change. The forum was part of a broader engagement between Tanzanian and Norwegian officials, aiming to deepen cooperation on these critical global challenges. Among the distinguished participants was Tanzania’s Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Hussein…

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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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Harnessing Local Wisdom for Global Resilience: More Need To be Done to Tame Climate Change

By Lucy Sebastian, Kilimokwanza.org In the face of mounting environmental challenges, the call for sustainable development practices has never been more urgent. Across the African continent, communities are grappling with the harsh realities of climate change: droughts that stretch rivers dry, floods that erase seasons of toil, and storms that leave despair in their wake. Yet, amidst these trials…

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Tanzania’s Apple Farming Initiative: Empowering Farmers with Modern Techniques

Reported by Jamal Hashim, Azam News, February 7, 2024 Tanzania is emerging as a key player in apple production within the East African region. This transformative initiative, highlighted in a report by Azam TV’s “Taarifa ya Habari”/News on February 7, 2024, unveils a concerted effort to equip farmers with modern cultivation techniques, promising to revolutionize the country’s fruit industry….

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