Tanzania: Alarm As Major Crop Producing Regions Hit By Inadequate Rainfall

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Food production may be severely affected this year after half of the major cereal producing regions received below average rains last month just as forecasted by the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA).

The 2014/15 Annual Agricultural Sample Survey report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) end of December last year outlined 14 regions as the major producers of maize, paddy, sorghum and beans–Tanzania’s staple foods.

 

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