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    Country Report

    Reports & Research
    July, 2013
    Tanzania

    This report presents findings from the first agricultural policy review conducted by the Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) project in the United Republic of Tanzania. The report reviews key economic issues and the main policy decisions affecting the agricultural sector. In particular, it focuses on price incentives and disincentives faced by farmers and consumers of nine agricultural commodities which make up a significant part of agricultural production, imports, exports and diet.

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    Building a Sustainable System for Monitoring Food and Agricultural Policies in Africa

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2013
    Tanzania

    FAO is working with national partners to set up a sustainable system for monitoring the impact of food and agricultural policies for the first time in Africa. Through MAFAP, FAO has developed common indicators for monitoring key commodities and public expenditure in agriculture. This helps policy makers and donors understand if policies are having a positive impact and compare results across countries and over time.

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    Act No. 5 of 2013

    Legislation
    October, 2013
    Tanzania

    An Act to provide the establishment of the National Irrigation Commission; to provide for the development,operation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems; to provide for effective implementation of the National Irrigation Policy, the National Irrigation Development Strategy and to provide for related matters.

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    Legislation & Policies
    October, 2013
    Tanzania

    The NAP 2013 aims at addressing challenges that continue to hinder the development of the agricultural sector; these include low productivity; over dependence on rain-fed agriculture; inadequate agriculture support services; poor infrastructure; weak agro-industries; low quality of agricultural produce; inadequate participation of the country’s private sector in agriculture; environmental degradation and crop pests and diseases.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2013
    Tanzania

    Tanzania has a long history of sugar cane production and it has now a prioritized national policy to attract foreign investments into modern and industrial scale sugar cane production. Between 2001 and 2010, the production of sugar in Tanzania increased from 130,000 Mt pa to 280,000 Mt pa. This has been principally due to the refurbishment of four old sugar cane estates and rejuvenation of sugar cane farms. However, production capacities in existing mills are now approaching their limit and annual consumption is at 500,000 MT pa and growing rapidly.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2013
    Tanzania

    The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (“SAGCOT”) has been established as a public private partnership with the objective to enhance Tanzania’s food security and accelerate agricultural transformation. The mandate of the partnership is to achieve these objectives by catalyzing responsible private sector led agricultural development. Partners commit to ensure that investments improve livelihoods of smallholder farmers and their communities, are sustainable in terms of natural resource use.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2013
    Tanzania

    The founding document of SAGCOT, the Investment Blueprint, was developed by the founding partners encompassing government, donor partners, farmers, and the private sector. The SAGCOT Investment Blueprint details the objectives of SAGCOT and how these will be achieved. This is a long-term initiative, which will take 20 years to fully implement. However, the positive impact of bringing the public and private sector together to develop agriculture is already yielding results. Since its inception, SAGCOT has achieved the following main milestones:

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2013
    Tanzania

    Government has come together with the private sector and donor community to develop sustainable, profitable agribusinesses across the high-potential Southern region of Tanzania. This region is a key focus for efforts to improve the operating environment for investments in agriculture. Through the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT), US$3.5b will be mobilized in investment into this region over the next 20 years. 

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