Tanzanian University Teaches Plant Breeding
A professor from the Sokoine University of Agriculture has called on the government to support research and education into genetically modified seeds as a potential solution to food insecurity.
A farmer shows his maize seeds (file photo).
East African Business Week, 11 February 2013
Tanzania has been urged to transfer Banana tissue culture technology to small-scale farmers, if they want to overcome the challenges that deteriorate the agriculture industry as... read more »
Tanzania Daily News, 13 November 2012
THE Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives recently succeeded to convince the National Assembly to pass the Bill proposing the establishment of 'The Plant Breeders'... read more »
AlertNet, 14 May 2012
Balisidya Jacob has been farming for many years, but it's the novelty and size of his new crop of maize that is making him smile.read more »