Tanzanian farmer demonstrates potential of greenhouse farming

A tomato greenhouse farm, constructed with local materials in Dar es Salaam, has elicited huge interest in Tanzania The cost of farming at greenhouses are low compared to the open farming. (Image source: gardener41/flickr) The farm, which is in its initial stage, is expected to produce tomatoes worth US$12,738 per week after six months. Tanzanian […]

Netafim Signs $14 Million Irrigation Deal in Tanzania

Netafim CEO CEO and President Ran Maidan. Photo: Amit Sha’al Israeli drip-irrigation company Netafim Ltd. has signed a NIS 50 million ($14 million) deal with Tanzania-based conglomerate Bakhresa Group, to provide irrigation to 20 square kilometers of sugarcane grown by its subsidiary Bagamoyo Sugar, according to one person familiar with the matter who spoke with […]