Category Archives: Tanzania

Tanzanian Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism drum for use of GMO seeds

By Lilian Lucas August 02, 2017 Morogoro – Tanzania. Agricultural research bodies in the country should expedite researches which will facilitate the use of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) seed as the case with other African countries. The Minister for Natural … Continue reading

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Tanzania: Sikonge urged to boost food production

By Fatma Abdu July 30, 2017 Sikonge — SIKONGE District Commissioner (DC), Peres Magiri, has directed agro extension officers to establish various strategies of improving agricultural activities in their areas with the aim of boosting food production in the district. … Continue reading

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GM technology can address farm problems

By Fatma Abdu July 07, 2017 The use of GM crops is among methods of improving food security and nutritional status in low- income countries by increasing food productivity. According to 2016 Global Status report on Biotech crops, Tanzania planted … Continue reading

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Growing StrigAway maize has made my family food secure

My name is Daniel Ochieng Teti and I am a small scale farmer in Kisumu North district in Kenya. I grow various food crops such as maize, beans and millet. Growing maize is my most important farming activity as it … Continue reading

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Revitalizing maize production in Tanzania through Striga weed suppression

If all arable land in Tanzania could be put under maize, the most preferred cereal staple, it would feed the entire East African region. The most astonishing fact is that over 600,000 hectares have been rendered useless by Striga weed, … Continue reading

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