Tanzania smallholder farmers outsmarting climate change

By Daniel Semberya TANGA REGION, Tanzania – Mwanaisha Issa Kuziwa, a smallholder farmer from Lushoto District in Northern Tanzania, used to get poor yields from her maize field every year. Kuziwa blamed low-quality seeds and inadequate preparation of her field for the 200 kg of maize she harvested each farming season. She is a happy …

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Study tour unearths pathways to resilient food and agriculture systems in Tanzania

As borders closed and lockdown measures were implemented around the world, a group of facilitators, farmers and government representatives embarked on a study tour across the Tanga Region of Tanzania, an area that had yet to be hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Held in March 2020, the tour brought together international researchers, national facilitators, government representatives and local farmers …

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Tanzania Launches GCRF funded Agricultural and Food Systems Resilience Program

Tanzania Launches GCRF funded Agricultural and Food Systems Resilience Program 19 September 2018   The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in partnership with the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), the University of Leeds, Chatham House and the UK Met Office launched the Agricultural and Food Systems Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising …

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