WFP partners Tanzanian varsity in developing recipes for fortified food, micronutrients

TANZANIA – The World Food Programme (WFP) has teamed up with Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) experts in Tanzania to develop local recipes for fortified foods and micronutrient powders. The recipes will to be used […]

Tanzania to host international conference on cashew nut industry

TANZANIA – Tanzania will be hosting the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) annual conference to be held from 7 to 9 November in Dar es Salaam. The international cashew nut conference is aimed at analysing the […]

Tanzania Meat Board embarks on efforts to strengthen meat quality and safety systems

TANZANIA – The Tanzania Meat Board (TMB) has embarked on a nationwide initiative to strengthen meat quality and safety systems in the country. TMB Registration Officer, Mr Geoffrey Sosthenes, says that the efforts seeks to […]

Tanzania, Netherlands sign five-year deal to boost aquaculture and poultry subsectors

TANZANIA – Tanzania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Netherlands to improve performance of Tanzania’s poultry and aquaculture subsectors. The deal will be implemented over the next five years through a public-private partnership […]

Tanzania forecast 77% increase in milk production to 3.8bn litres by 2022

TANZANIA – Tanzania has projected an increase in annual milk production by 77% from the current production of 2.4 billion litres to 3.8 billion litres within a five year period. Deogratius Mlay, an official from […]

Tanzania’s annual meat imports decline 63% on improving local industry

TANZANIA – Tanzania has reduced its meat imports by 63% from 1,401.96 tonnes to 516.63 tonnes within a period of one year on the back of the improving local industry. This was majorly supported by […]

Tanzania harmonizes regulatory bodies’ roles, forms drug authority

TANZANIA – Tanzania’s parliament has approved Finance Bill of 2019 which will see harmonization of regulatory bodies’ roles which were overlapping or more less the same. Following the amendment of Section 130 of the Standards […]

Tanzania to host cashew nuts forum to explore investment opportunities

TANZANIA – The government of Tanzania has announced that it will hold a cashew nuts forum in a bid to explore investment opportunities presented in the value chain. Backed by President Dr. John Pombe Magufuli […]

Tanzania’s annual cashew nut sales shrink 63% to US$196.5m

TANZANIA – Tanzania’s total cashew nut sales on the international market dropped 63% to US$196.5 million in 2018, compared with US$529.6 million in the 2017 trading period. Minister for Finance and Economic planning Phillip Mpango, […]