Tanzania: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 1:48 pm
Local African communities are key stakeholders for conservation and they need real incentives, says Jeff Flocken, North American regional director for International Fund for Animal Welfare. Non-consumptive nature tourism, like wildlife viewing and photo safaris, is a much greater contributor than trophy hunting.
Dana Sanchez, 3:37 pm
Kenya’s traditional power distribution network is strained, and creation of biogas using waste materials will deliver a reliable source of power to drive economic growth, according to a report.
Steven J. Smith, 10:07 am
Agricultural extension services — widely available in the 1970s — are now available to only 14 percent or fewer farming households in Uganda today, a business leader says.
Makula Dunbar, 10:39 am
Thought to be magic or to eventually bring good fortune, albinos in Tanzania have been under recent and heavy attack according to the Huffington Post.
Dana Sanchez, 10:39 am
Scientists agreed on a harmonized process to collect, evaluate, preserve, identify and exchange traditional cassava varieties to ensure breeders have access to a wide variety of diseases-free cassava material that is well documented with farmers’ information.
Dana Sanchez, 11:03 am
Fastjet says it hopes to offer flights booked early for about $100 each way between Johannesburg and Dar es Salaam. Launch dates have not yet been announced.
Dana Sanchez, 1:00 pm
Online travel will benefit from Africa’s growth in cell phone use, where mobile penetration is expected to reach 80 percent this year and smart phone ownership is around 17- to 19 percent.
Dana Sanchez, 12:59 pm
Africa’s eastern coffee-growing heartland – Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – is set to produce a record 11.9 million bags of beans in 2013-14, U.S. Department of Agriculture foreign staff said.
Dana Sanchez, 12:06 pm
The road lies in the Southern Agricultural Corridor of Tanzania and is crucial for the country’s economic growth.
Dana Sanchez, 12:13 pm
Trophy hunting in Tanzania has been attracting “rich U.S. tycoons,” mostly from Texas, and they are ranked among its highest-spending visitors.
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