Tag "Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperative"

Tanzania loses half cereals it grows annually

Tanzania loses nearly half of its production of cereals every year due to poor storage, lack of harvesting skills and processing facilities, prompting agricultural experts into calling for urgent measures to save the poverty-stricken nation from hunger. Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperative Raphael Daluti said it is estimated that more than 40 percent of the annual national production of crops is lost or