Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies | Land Portal
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December 2011
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Despite progress made in adopting a more coordinated sectoral approach under initiatives such as Kilimo Kwanza and the Agricultural Sector Development Strategy, agricultural policies in Tanzania are implemented through a myriad of programs and projects.

Markets in the country have been liberalized to a great extent. However, indicative prices persist for several commodities. The government continues to play a strong role in the market through the National Food Reserve Agency. Furthermore, commodity boards play a significant role in the marketing of specific agricultural products, especially exported commodities and sugar. In addition, the agricultural sector is still subject to export taxes and high local taxes, as well as frequent ad hoc interventions such as tariff waivers and export bans. Moreover, there is a lack of transport and storag

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The Regional Office for Africa advocates for strong regional partnerships and timely Country Office support.

The substantive technical work of the Regional Office focuses on co-ordinating normative work and its policy dimensions and leadership of the regional dimension of the Organization’s technical networks.

Three main areas characterize the African regional dimension: priority setting and strategic planning, partnership development, and resource mobilization.

The major actions of the Office in Africa put a particular emphasis on:

Publisher(s): 
FAO logo

The Regional Office for Africa advocates for strong regional partnerships and timely Country Office support.

The substantive technical work of the Regional Office focuses on co-ordinating normative work and its policy dimensions and leadership of the regional dimension of the Organization’s technical networks.

Three main areas characterize the African regional dimension: priority setting and strategic planning, partnership development, and resource mobilization.

The major actions of the Office in Africa put a particular emphasis on:

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