Tanzania


  • How does the harvest reach the market?

    How does the harvest reach the market?

    Not all farmers have natural Business acumen. They attend marketing groups where they learn how to sell their products and achieve greater profits.
  • Genetic engineering: Polluter-pays principle at risk

    Genetic engineering: Polluter-pays principle at risk

    Farming in Tanzania is coming under increasing pressure. The agricultural industry is making every effort to attempt to prevent the polluter-pays principle from applying to genetically engineered seeds. SWISSAID partner organisations are battling against this.
  • Peas and beans are not peanuts: how small farmers defy poverty

    Peas and beans are not peanuts: how small farmers defy poverty

    Three quarters of the Tanzanian population are farmers. Many are extremely poor. Their income and nutrition – in short, their entire existence – depend directly on the harvest. The cultivation of pulses should offer families stable nutrition and a secure income.