The Tanzania cashew nuts industry will soon be processing 5,000 tonnes of cashew nuts per year with help from a Chinese firm. Trade and Investment Minister, Joseph Kakunda says the two countries have strengthened economic relations and the move will help to export processed cashew nuts to foreign markets.
Chinese Set to Open Cashew Processing Plant in Mtwara
Daily News, 27 November 2018
TANZANIA is prepared to start processing 5,000 tonnes of cashew nuts per year at the Chinese Sunshine industry located in Mtwara Region. Read more »
Tanzania is prepared to start processing 5,000 tonnes of cashew nuts per year at the Chinese Sunshine industry
Magufuli Issues Tough Directives on Cashew Nuts
Citizen, 9 November 2018
The government will now be fully in charge of cashews business, with the army given the responsibility of buying and also processing the produce in Lindi and Mtwara regions. Read more »
While cooperatives have commended President John Magufuli's intervention, they have warned that this should not happen at the expense of other stakeholders in the business of ... Read more »
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has deployed the military to buy cashew nuts directly from farmers in the southern region of the country. Magufuli rejected offers from 13 firms ... Read more »
The government's proposal to make changes to the Cashewnut Industry Act has sparked a heated debate in parliament. Currently the law requires that 65% of the crop export levy be ... Read more »
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