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Economists want more fund allocation to agriculture

Published on June 20, 2018
The government has been challenged to allocate more funds to agriculture sector so as to attract multiplying effects on other sectors including industries which could in turn create huge employment opportunities to youths.This was said yesterday at a breakfast meeting that brought together economists, tax experts and bankers in Dar es Salaam. Organised by Enerst & Young, a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory, the meeting aimed to discuss on the recent presented 2018/19 budget and whether it meets the demands of the majority. Read More. Source | Daily News
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Govt fiscal measures to boost industrialization

Published on June 20, 2018
The Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI) has commended government interventions on various taxes, charges and fees that burdened manufacturers in order to boost industrial productivity for strong economic growth. The CTI Board Chairman Dr Samuel Nyantahe said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the government’s move will increase industrial production, improve business environment and enable the sector contribute meaningfully to economic growth, job creation and poverty reduction. Read more. Source | Daily News
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Smallholders benefit from training on processing

Published on June 20, 2018
Over 60 smallholder farmers have been trained on tomato processing and packaging, a move which would enable them to make good earnings from their backyard gardens. The week-long training programme was conducted through the northern zone office of the Vocational Education Training Authority (Veta) as part of capacity building for grassroots business groups. Read more. Source | The Citizen
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TRC directed to increase cargo traffic

Published on June 13, 2018
Tanzania Railway Corporation (TRC) has been directed to ensure the level of cargo is increased immediately after the arrival of eleven new locomotives worth $26.4 million. Speaking during the inauguration of TRC new board, the minister for Works, Transport and Communications, Prof Makame Mbarawa, said the government wanted to see the output and not otherwise. In the financial year 2017/18 the corporation transported cargo weighing 352,000 tonnes and 600,000 passengers and the plan is to double. Read more. Source | The Citizen
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What Tanzania banks on to attract industrial investment

Published on May 30, 2018
The government has explained how it attracts industrial investment including by ensuring peace and security in the country. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Mr Anthony Mavunde told the National Assembly on Wednesday that the government has been removing some legal barriers by reviewing laws and policies governing investment. Read more. Source | The Citizen
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Boost for Tanzanian women entrepreneurs as Gender Lens Investing extends support

Published on May 30, 2018
Three budding Tanzanian women entrepreneurs have won funding to advance their businesses through the Gender Lens Investment Showcase, as the platform (Gender Lens Investing) continues to support women and girls make a real difference in their businesses. The three emerged top at an event held by New Faces New Voices in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Read more. Source | The Exchange
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Diaspora to market Tanzania in US

Published on April 17, 2018
Over 5000 Tanzanian Diaspora is expected to meet in Dallas, Texas USA for three days later this month to market the country. In the meantime, Turkish Airlines has issued two go and return tickets for two journalists from Tanzania to cover the event. The Tanzanian Community in Dallas has once again planned for this year’s to take place in Dallas, Texas on the 27th to 29 of April following a successful event last year. The three-day annual event baptizes Tanzania Day will centre on tourism promotion and business opportunities with ‘A Safari to the Top, soaring to New Heights’ theme. Read more. Source | Daily News
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Kenya, Tanzania border posts ease trade, movement collections

Published on April 12, 2018
Kenya and Tanzania have seen a steady growth in revenue from cross-border trade since the introduction of the one-stop border posts (OSBPs) four years ago. Kenya Revenue Authority’s deputy commissioner for the Southern Region Nicholas Kinoti said that trade volumes have risen, revenue has doubled, and it has become easier to do business across borders. Read more. Source | East African
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