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Farmers in Tanzania urged to embrace modern storage options

Published on May 12, 2015

Shinyanga. Farmers in the Lake Zone regions have been urged to use modern crop storage methods in order to avoid the risk of fire in their stores.

The call was made by UAP Insurance Development Business Manager Raymond Komanga when paying Sh83 million to Jielong Holdings as compensation for its cotton warehouse which was razed down by fire.

Mr Komanga said that many farmers in the Lake Zone lacked education on how to store their crops in modern ways after harvesting them and many of them had not insured their produce and storage facilities, as a result when fire breaks out, they end up losing everything. Read more. Source | The Citizen