President Magufuli Says Tanzania's Food Shortage is Artificial

The president says dishonest businessmen, politicians and the media have created an artificial food shortage in order to influence the government's decision on imports tax.



President John Magufuli.

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    Daily News, 11 January 2017

    Despite food shortage reports in some parts of the country, preliminary food production forecast for 2015/2016 indicates that the country has a surplus of more than 3 million… Read more »

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    Citizen, 6 January 2017

    The government should urgently evaluate the impact of drought and make short, medium and long-term interventions to save people's lives, agriculture stakeholders have suggested. Read more »

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    Daily News, 8 December 2016

    Tanzania may in the next 15 years experience acute shortage of red and white meet as well as milk, the Tanzania Livestock Master Plan (LMP) has warned. Read more »