Farmers lose 40pc of yields, says govt

Farmers lose up to 40 per cent of their yields before and after harvests due to various reasons including lack of proper care of crops.

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4 years ago

TheCitizen

Farmers now losing 40pc in post harvest

Tanzania farmers lose up to 40 per cent of their yields due to poor post harvest management of crop yields, a new study shows.

 

4 years ago

TheCitizen

Farmers taste bitter side of higher yields

When Jonas Nyagawa, a resident of Bumila Village in Njombe decided to increase the size of his maize farm during the 2013/2014 season, he thought he was moving one step towards his dream.

 

4 years ago

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Victory for drivers as govt yields on refresher training

The government yesterday withdrew its directive that required public service vehicle (PSV) driving licence holders to undergo a refresher course before renewing their documents.

 

2 years ago

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Govt yields on disputed licence fee for tour firms

The Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, Prof Jumanne Maghembe, held a stormy meeting with tour operators on Saturday.

 

5 years ago

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Smallholders lose land to large-scale farmers: study

Large-scale agricultural investments have grave repercussions for smallholder farming in the Southern Highlands.

 

5 years ago

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Farmers lose 20pc of produce to pests, says input supplier

 Farmers lose up to 20 per cent of grain their harvests because of poor storage, it emerged here during a capacity building workshop for stakeholders in the agriculture sector. A farm input supplier, Mr Gesso Bajuta, attributed most of the losses to attacks by pests, noting that the problem could be contained with ample supply of pesticides.

 

3 years ago

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Banks to lose billions in new govt directive

The government has directed that billions of shillings held in commercial banks by ministries, public corporations and local government authorities be immediately transferred to the Bank of Tanzania (BoT).

 

2 years ago

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Govt responds to fear that Dar will soon lose Nyamachoma

The government is in a process of drafting a plan that will ensure cities that cannot produce charcoal are able to access the product once the government notice to regulate movement of charcoal from one district to another comes into effect.

 

2 years ago

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Why govt must not lose focus on toilet shortage in schools

Bunge Primary School located in the heart of the country’s commercial capital has a population of 2,150 pupils but these have to share only seven toilets. This is compared to the situation at Buguruni Primary School located in another busy area of the city

 

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