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Crop Industry News: Tanzania

03 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Above-average Yields for Tanzania Crops
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA - In southern and central uni?modal rainfall areas, harvesting of the 2014 main season “msimu” crops was completed in July. ...
14 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Erratic Start of Maize Season Rains Affects Crop Establishment
TANZANIA - In northern bi-modal rainfall areas, planting of the 2013 “vuli” crops (to be harvested at the beginning of next year) is well underway. Seasonal rains started by mid-September...
23 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Tanzania New Rice in Tanzania to Boost Production
TANZANIA - Tanzanian farmers can now boost rice production two to three times by combining good agricultural practices with the adoption of two new high-yielding rice varieties, IR05N 221 and...
02 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Tanzania: Rain Destroys 360 Hectares of Maize
TANZANIA - Around 69 farmers, including Prime Minister Mr Mizengo Pinda, have suffered considerable loss after more than 365 hectares of maize farms were destroyed by rain at Kibaoni village...
20 July 2010
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Cassava Farmers Urged To Help Fight Poverty
TANZANIA – Cassava is Tanzania's second most important food after maize and has the potential to boost farmers' incomes and create jobs, a scientist has said....
30 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Agriculture Industry Set for Growth
TANZANIA - The agriculture industry in Tanzania is set to see gains in the near future, it has been predicted....
15 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Rice Stores Will Rot Under Export Ban
TANZANIA - Some 312 tonnes of rice in the Kilombero district of Tanzania may rot or be sold at throw-away prices because of the export ban, it has been warned....
11 March 2010
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Agriculture a "Gamble" for Farmers
TANZANIA - Farmers in Tanzania are having to gamble with nature because of changes in weather patterns, an expert has claimed....
18 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Tanzania to Plant Two New Maize Varieties
TANZANIA - Two new varieties of maize crops are set to be planted by Tanzanian farmers to help improve yields and water efficiency....
21 September 2009
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Producing Biodiesel from Waste Oils
TANZANIA - A Tanzanian start-up company is producing biofuels from waste vegetable oil it collects from hotels in Dar es Salaam....
25 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Tanzania South Korean Group to Build Wind Farm in Tanzania
TANZANIA - Plans have been put forward for a 210MW wind farm in Tanzania's central Singida region....
23 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Study into Jatroha Cultivation
TANZANIA - The Japanese Tottori University has joined forces with the Tanga-based Mlingano Agricultural Research Institute in Tanzania and Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd to investigate the impact of...
19 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Firm Eyes Sorghum Ethanol Plant
TANZANIA - Energy company, the CAMS Group has put forward proposals to produce ethanol from sorghum in Tanzania....
03 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Support Needed for Small-scale Biofuel Industry
TANZANIA - Tanzania needs incentives to support small and medium sized biofuel projects in the country. ...
15 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Tanzania Draws up Biofuel Guidelines
TANZANIA - Tanzania will draw up guidelines by the end of the year for investment in biofuel production to ensure that food growers aren't displaced by fuel crops and that no harm is done...
21 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Warning over Reckless Biofuel Projects
TANZANIA - The consequences of a continued haphazard production of biofuels in Tanzania could be dire according to environmental groups....
15 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Tanzania's Locals to Benefit from Biogas initiative
TANZANIA - According to the Director for the Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation and Rural Technology (CAMARTEC) Dr. Patrick Makungu, Tanzania will be one of the beneficiaries of two million...
29 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Tanzania: Food vs. Fuel Causing Confusion
TANZANIA - Last year, by one estimate, the government of Mozambique received bids from foreign investors to buy a remarkable 110,000 square kilometres of land, more than an eighth of the entire...
26 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Tanzania Tanzania Looking into Ethanol Technology
TANZANIA - Brazilian Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Appio Claudia Acquarone wants to bring to Tanzania the technology of producing ethanol from sugarcanes, reports AllAfrica....

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