Farmers lead adoption of agroforestry practices in Dodoma, Tanzania

Loti Philemon Malekela is a farmer in Nghumbi Kongwa in Dodoma, Tanzania. He is married and has six children. Though Malekela depends on small-scale farming to sustain his family, it has not been easy for him to produce enough grain to feed his family due to...

Making the Bean Corridor work: Lessons from Tanzania

by Radegunda Kessy, Sylvia Kalemera, Nestory Shida Fadhili Kasubiri, Agness Ndunguru, Mary Ndimbo, Mary Mdachi, Julius Mbiu, Jean Claude Rubyogo and Patricia Onyango Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) plays a key role in the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in...

Tanzania: Farmers would be encouraged by the new Agriculture budget

Tanzania’s Agriculture Council (ACT) has hailed an “ambitious agriculture budget” that “inspires hope and leads from the front. “The ACT Chairperson, Ms. Jacqueline Mkindi, told a news conference here over the weekend that if fully implemented, the historic budget...