Tanzania: Can Agri-Business Address Poverty?


A World Bank economist has urged smallholder farmers to embrace commercial agriculture, which has been key in offsetting poverty in Asia.
  • Tanzania:  'Commercial Agriculture Can Reduce Poverty'

    Tanzania Daily News, 28 November 2012

    POVERTY levels deeply entrenched among rural folks can be significantly reduced if smallholder farmers are allowed to go into commercial agriculture with access to lucrative urban ... read more »

Women vendors selling their agricultural produce at a Tanzanian market (file photo).

  • Tanzania:  Farmers Attend Trade Fair in South Sudan

    Tanzania Daily News, 27 November 2012

    MINISTER for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperative Christopher Chiza has expressed concern over local farmers getting less profit from food crops exportation to the Southern ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Dar es Salaam to Host Agribusiness Investment Conference

    Tanzania Daily News, 26 November 2012

    TANZANIA will this week host a first ever Agribusiness Investment Showcase event scheduled for Dar es Salaam. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Tomato Seed Worth Its Weight in Gold

    East African Business Week, 26 November 2012

    Forget about the the gold in the mines, the money is in the gardens with tomato seed breeding. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Go Commercially, Kagera Sugarcane Farmers Told

    Tanzania Daily News, 23 November 2012

    FARMERS in Kagera Region have been advised to diversify agricultural production by growing sugarcane on commercial basis. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Contract Farming Remains Relevant to Lake Zone Farmers

    Tanzania Daily News, 16 November 2012

    A RECENT decision by the Tanzania Cotton Board to reject the idea to abandon contract farming in the cotton growing areas is seen as a positive move to further improve cotton ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Firm Encourages Farmers to Unite

    Tanzania Daily News, 14 November 2012

    AGRO EcoEnergy Tanzania has encouraged out growers around its estate to organize themselves into viable commercial companies in order to benefit from its expertise and large-scale ... read more »

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