China Backs Sisal Production in Tanzania

A local worker transports sisal fibre at a farm in Tanzania’s Morogoro region on Nov. 15, 2017. The farm was established by China-Africa Agriculture Investment Co. Ltd in 2000…Full Article: The Global Times Nov 2017 Key Point The Chinese-backed farm in Morogoro Region, central Tanzania, produces approximately 2,000 MTs of sisal fiber annually. ChinaAg Comment

China’s Epoch Agriculture Signed Cassava Agreement with Tanzania

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 industrialization…Full Article: Daily News Jan 2017 Key Points According to the Executive Director of Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF), Tanzania

Tanzania May Export Tobacco to Hong Kong

Tanzania is contemplating selling its Tobacco produce to China but cautioned producers over a likely price drop of the traditional crop which constitutes 40 percent of the total export earnings…Full Article: AllAfrica Sept 2016 Key Points Tanzania is holding negotiations with Chinese businesses to export tobacco to Hong Kong. In 2008, northern Tanzania’s Mara Region

Chinese-Funded Agricultural Center in Tanzania Training Technicians and Local Farmers

The Demonstration Centre of China Agriculture Technology in Tanzania has been working effectively in promoting Tanzania’s agricultural production, a Chinese agriculture expert said. In three years’ technical cooperation since 2012, the demonstration centre has trained 1,100 Tanzanians, including agricultural officials, technicians and local farmers, with advanced agricultural technology through training courses, said Prof. Chen Hualin,

South China has Growing Demand for Fresh Fruits & Vegetables from Tanzania

Tanzania’s agricultural products, especially fruits and vegetables, command a large market share in the Guangdong Province of South China where the country’s largest and busiest port is located. The Guangzhou Port, according to Mr. Chen Wanxiong, its Board Director, handles all marine shipments between China and Africa with the continent, accounting for 15% of the