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Tanzania: Govt Says Over 2,100 Farmers Paid Sh1 Billion for Cashews

Photo: The Citizen The government needs to scrap 65% of cashew export levy that belongs to farmers. By Bakari Kiango Mtwara — Agriculture minister Japhet Hasunga says no less than 2,168 cashew farmers from 35 verified number one societies have …

Tanzania: Cashew Creditors in Payment Limbo

By Louis Kolumbia Dar es Salaam — Several establishments which can be owed billions of shillings within the cashews worth chain hope they’re going to now not be saddled with massive money owed within the new option to pay farmers …

Africa: Food Security in Africa Depends On Rethinking Outdated Water Law

research By Barbara Van Koppen, International Water Management Institute A brand new learn about has discovered that old-fashioned, colonial-era water allow techniques throughout Africa are by chance criminalising hundreds of thousands of small farmers who can not download allows. This …

Nigeria: Cattle247.com to Trade Cattle, Connect Dealers, Others

By Gbenga Salau To make sure cattle are bought and purchased in a extra structured marketplace, Ibrahim Maigari has opened Cattle247.com, a web-based a one-stop store, for sellers, patrons and stakeholders to attach. Launched in Lagos, the platform, consistent with …

Kenya: Hobby That Turned Into a Profitable Poultry Business

By Pauline Ongaji What began as a passion for Onesmus Gitonga has become an agribusiness a year later. In June ultimate year, his father purchased two turkeys, a tom and a chicken from a pal to decorate their home and …

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Ties Up Cashews Loose Ends

By Deogratius Kamagi As efforts by way of the government to seek for dependable patrons of cashewnuts in and outdoor the rustic proceed, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has issued a four-day ultimatum to 35 patrons, to put in writing a …

Zimbabwe: Indian Investor to Pour $200m Into Agric

By Blessings Chidakwa Kadoma — The financial insurance policies installed position under the Second Republic led by way of President Mnangagwa has charmed an Indian investor who has put aside $200 million for funding in Mashonaland West’s agricultural sector, which …

Tanzania: Govt Hunts for Reliable Cashew Nut Markets

By Florence Mugarula in Dodoma AS the government conducts direct talks with evolved international locations to protected dependable and successful marketplace for cashew nuts, farmers and investors had been confident of allows to export maize to different nations. Prime Minister …

Tanzania: Small-Scale Farmers Plead With Govt to Allocate 10% of Budget to Agriculture

By Khalifa Said Dar es Salaam — Overdependence on rains tellingly annoys Ms Eda Chibuti, a smallholder vegetable farmer in Chamwino District. The 36-year-old can’t meaningfully irrigate vegetation as infrastructure is deficient. “Had we had enough dams to water our …

Kenya: Rain or Shine, Grain Banks Help Kenyan Farmers Beat Trade Cartels

By Kagondu Njagi Mukothima — For a farmer who has again and again suffered deficient harvests because of insufficient rains, Silas Kirimi was once shocked to search out himself with the other problem this year: What to do with closing …