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Tigo Tanzania has introduced a mobile Tanzania farming app that was designed to help connect farmers to agricultural services and market information including commodity market prices, availability of buyers and sellers and weather. Tanzania-mobile-farming According to John Wanyancha, Tigo’s Corporate Communications Manager, nearly 80% of Tanzanians participate in agricultural activities and the company is eager to support Tanzania farmers with the development of modern farming techniques.
Tanzania Agricultural GDP Grew By 3.4%
According to the recently published Growth Africa 2014 Report, Tanzania Agricultural GDP Grew By 3.4% in 2011. In 2013 1,049 new jobs in agriculture were created, with $9.7 million of investments made in the sector. growafrica-tanzania-report. The report indicates that Tanzania is favorably endowed with a rich natural resource base to support agriculture development, including a huge potential for irrigated agriculture.