Kyari Inaugurates C’ttees On Granular Potash For Fertiliser

In a concerted effort to combat the food security crisis, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Sen. Abubakar Kyari has inaugurated two vital committees – the logistics and blending committees – to devise strategies for utilising the recently donated 33,000...

Cassava: Background

Next to yam, cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a commonly produced tuber crop in Africa. It can be used as food and as a cash crop, feed for animals and as a source of industrial raw material. In sub-Saharan Africa, cassava is mostly used for human consumption in various...

5 Surprising Environmental Benefits of Mulching in Agriculture

Mulching is far from a new practice, but its benefits are easy to overlook. While to some, applying another layer of material to the ground before growing crops may seem like an unnecessary extra step, mulching has many advantages. Many people are familiar with...

Don’t slow down on agricultural production gains: Kikwete

Mbeya, Tanzania: February 16, 2022 – Boosting production of strategic crops, such as soybean, for local and international markets, as well as industrial raw materials, is the way forward for Tanzania’s agriculture, former President of the United Republic of Tanzania...