February 16th, 2012 Page One: Key stories of the day Women’s parliamentary special seats debate divides MPs A suggestion that term limits should be imposed on women MPs occupying special seats polarizes parliament. PAC does it again: Tsh25bn/- disappears from the Ministry of Tourism The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) accuses officials at the Ministry [...]
February 16th, 2012 Page One: Key stories of the day It’s the economy, stupid: Inflation falls, but is it enough to re-instill confidence? Tanzania’s inflation rate fell slightly in January but there is a question mark as to how much that will improve the country’s economic outlook. The Prime Ministers’ office cited for mismanagement of [...]
Wednesday: February 15th, 2012 Page One: Key stories of the day Transparency: Public figures’ wealth under spotlight The Ethics Secretariat announces plans to carry out nationwide verification of leaders’ declared assets. Streamlining bureaucracy: Government to create a single agency for work permits In a bid to stem the abuse of the country’s immigration system, the [...]
Tuesday: February 14th, 2012 Page One: Key stories of the day CCM Politics: The fall-out from the party’s announced new constitution The ruling party’s attempt at reforms viewed with skepticism from supporters and opponents alike. Arumeru by-election: Charges of nepotism hit CCM’s primary process After the son of the former MP announced his intention to [...]
Monday: February 13th, 2012. Page One: Key stories of the day CCM Politics: The ruling party reforming The National Executive Committee (NEC) announces plans to change its 1977 constitution. Doctor’s Strike: Catholic Church praises doctor’s resolve, PM Pinda’s handling of the issue under spotlight The head of the Catholic Church in Tanzania Cardinal Polycarp Pengo [...]
We forecast that it will cost more than US $100 million over the next 10 years to fully develop the farms in Kigoma.
We anticipate starting our farming activities and small farmer and community development programs in Kigoma in 2012. It will take several years for the project to be fully implemented. Agricultural projects require many years to reach their full potential and AgriSol Energy is a long-term investor.
First, our primary objective is to produce crops that serve the demands of our local market. We will work with our government and private businesses to develop and expand local markets and improve food distribution within the country to make sure that this happens. Second, we also believe there is a very good business opportunity [...]
No, we will be leasing the land from our government. While a final price has not yet been agreed to, we believe the terms and conditions will be fair and competitive, and will result in major, long-term benefits to the people of Kigoma first of all, and to other Tanzanians as well. We are negotiating [...]
Yes. Jobs will be developed in numerous places: 1. On our large-scale commercial farms; 2. On the small farms and with the outgrowers as they expand their operations; 3. In the markets that will be developed for selling our crops, and those of others, as well as value-added products; 4. In the infrastructure development that [...]