Food Innovation Online Corp
  • English
  • Español
  • 简体中文
  • Nederlands

Potato News from Tanzania

Tanzania, Netherlands sign potato deal
The permanent secretary in the ministry of Agriculture, Mr Mathew Mtigumwe, and the Dutch Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Jeroen Verheul, signed the document on behalf of the two governments.
Tanzania Sets Record in Potato Research, to Release Improved Varieties
Tanzania has excelled in experimental trials of high yielding and disease resistant potato varieties under a climate smart agriculture programme aimed to improve food security.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
AfDB: Africa remains world’s second-fastest growing region
In 2016, Africa as a whole maintained its position as the world’s second-fastest growing economies behind South Asia, according to data released during the Financial Presentation at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings
Monday, May 29, 2017
Farmers in Tanzania benefit from more resilient potato varieties
Situated in the Northeast of Tanzania, the district of Lushoto is part of the so called highlands of Tanzania where potatoes are traditionally grown. Due to heat and lack of resilient potato varieties, farmers would often lose all the crop.
Potato farmers in Tanzania get recommendation to use Mechanization
In a bid to increase yields of Irish potatoes production in Tanzania, Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzanians (SAGCOT) has introduced a new system where its growers are encouraged to use modern tilling tractors in its pilot study areas.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Tanzania signs agreement with The Netherlands to boost Potato Production
Potato growers in Tanzania stand to benefit from a new agreement between Netherlands and Tanzania, targeting to help farmers in the country boost the tubers production as well as being provided with potential market outlets abroad.