Tanzanian Farming Drive to Enhance Food Security


Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has called on the government and the private sector to invest further in farming during a drive to improve access to modern agricultural inputs.
  • Tanzania:  Farming Drive a Big Success - Prime Minister

    Tanzania Daily News, 13 November 2012

    IMPLEMENTATION of the country's major agriculture modernisation drive 'Kilimo Kwanza' is going on well and so far 1,860 tractors have been distributed to farmers, while plans are ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Credit Out of Reach For Small Farmers

    Tanzania Daily News, 12 November 2012

    SMALL-HOLDER farmers' access to finance has remained one of the major obstacles to an agricultural revolution and the speedy eradication of poverty in  society. read more »

  • Africa:  Small Farmers Merit Support - Gates Foundation

    allAfrica.com, 12 November 2012

    Africa's population – in contrast to other regions – is growing significantly younger. How to employ, educate and feed that youth bulge is the topic of a report ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Govt Slow to Deliver Farming Inputs - Minister

    Tanzania Daily News, 9 November 2012

    THE Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives has admitted that many district authorities failed to distribute fertilizers and other inputs to farmers on time this ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Villagers to Receive Seedlings

    Tanzania Daily News, 8 November 2012

    THE Ngongoseke farm project will distribute seedlings to more than 2,000 families at Nsola Village in Magu district in Mwanza region early next year. read more »

Tanzania has made equipping farmers with implements a primary concern in a drive termed "Kilimo Kwanza" meaning Agriculture First (file photo).