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Tanzania, Netherlands sign potato deal

Tanzania, Netherlands sign potato deal

August 12, 2018
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 Sets Record in Potato Research, to Release Improved Varieties

February 27, 2018
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.
AfDB: Africa remains world’s second-fastest growing region

AfDB: Africa remains world’s second-fastest growing region

May 29, 2017
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
Farmers in Tanzania benefit from more resilient potato varieties

Farmers in Tanzania benefit from more resilient potato varieties

March 17, 2017
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

Potato farmers in Tanzania are urged to use Mechanization

February 16, 2017
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.
Tanzania signs agreement with The Netherlands to boost Potato Production

Tanzania signs agreement with The Netherlands to boost Potato Production

June 18, 2016
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.
East African drone pilot project started to gather crop data in Tanzania

East African drone pilot project started to gather crop data in Tanzania

February 26, 2016
Researchers from the University of Nairobi, the International Potato Centre (CIP) and others ave started a pilot project in Tanzania, where a drone was able to pinpoint 14 different varieties of sweet potatoes in Ukiriguru Research Institute in Mwanza.
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New potato varieties give hope to Tanzania farmers

January 16, 2012
A recent case study by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) showcases a new effort to produce high quality seed potatoes for farmers in Tanzania.

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