Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Tanzanian PM supports contract farming in cotton
Tanzanian PM supports contract farming in cotton
Sep '12
Mr. Mizengo Pinda
Mr. Mizengo Pinda
Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has appealed to farmers in the country’s cotton growing regions to enter into contract farming, as it is best suited to boost the production of cotton.
Addressing a news conference after a visit to the cotton growing regions of Mwanza and Geita, he said the Government has initiated contract farming programme so as to improve cotton production and thereby increase the income of the farmers.
He urged experts to find practical solutions to problems faced in contract farming in Mwanza region.
He appealed to legislators to start informing people about the Government initiatives aimed at enhancing productivity of cotton farmers.
He said experts and politicians should work together to find a permanent solution to the problems faced in contract farming.
The Mwanza region is a business hub for East African countries of Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Kenya, and hence concerted efforts should be made to attract foreign investment in the region, the Prime Minister said.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Pakistan's Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar presenting Budget 2017-18 in National Assembly in Islamabad on May 26. Courtesy: PID, Pakistan

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Pakistan Budget 2017-18 proposes 4 new measures

To support the textile sector in Pakistan, finance minister Mohammad...

Courtesy: IRRC Institute

Apparel/Garments | On 27th May 2017

Up to 7.5 mn retail jobs in US at risk due to automation

About 6-7.5 million retail jobs in the US are likely to be automated...

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Indian textiles ministry promotes wool sector

The ministry of textiles has taken multiple steps to promote the wool ...

Interviews View All

Md Hanifur Rahman
Aman Group

The level of understanding the job role and organisational requirements...

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Evelyne Cholet

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Marcel Alberts

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


news category

Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search