THE government has described a-one billion US dollar partnership agreement on commercialisation of cassava farming and processing with Tanzania Agricultural Export Processing Zone Limited and Epoch Agriculture (TAEPZ) from China as a big boost towards industrialisation.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr Adelhelm Meru said once the agreement fully implemented will transform living standards of farmers yet completing the government’s commitment of making Tanzania an industrialised country.
“With assurance of markets and good prices to our farmers, we will definitely increase cassava production, thereby increasing their income and creating employment. I, therefore, urge TAEPZ to ensure that farmers in their groups are well Read More
Over 19,000 schools have so far been covered under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme.
In total, 2,918,842 schoolchildren from 19,881 schools in the 14 pilot states of the federation have so far benefitted from the school feeding programme, which is part of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s N500 billion Social Investment Programmes, SIPs.
The feeding programme is part of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s N500 billion Social Investment Programmes, SIPs, which has targeted to feed 5.5 million school children before the end of 2017.
A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, explained that “N6,643,432,789 Read More