25.02.2015 - Tanzania: Establishment of Commodity Exchange in Pipeline
Availability of reliable agricultural produce market continues to be a headache for farmers which in return hinder agro productivity in the country. The market challenges are believed to make the country's agricultural produce curve to be in a 'S' shape as in business circle -- increasing this year and plummet in the next due to lack of reliable markets. On the other hand farmers are not getting back value of their investments because during harvests price plummet and rises when production goes down after surplus. Since the country heavily depends on agricultural sector which has significant contribution to the gross domestic product (gdp) and employment, the up and down circles on agro-sector back pedal the effort to bring or uplift social welfare in Tanzania...............................................Full Article: Source
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