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UPCOMING EVENTS IN TANZANIA

Tanzania Trade Show…

Tanzania Trade Show…

28th – 30th November 2014 Tanzania Trade Show, Mlimani City Conference Center, Dar es salaam S…

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Sauti za Busara…

Sauti za Busara…

12-15 February 2015 Sauti za Busara, Stone Town, Zanzibar Summary: The 12th edition of Sauti z…

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Swahili International Tourism Expo…

Swahili International Tourism Expo…

1-4th October 2014 Swahili International Tourism Expo, Mlimani City Complex, Dar es salaam  Su…

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Dar es salaam International Trade Fair…

Dar es salaam International Trade Fair…

June/July 2015 Dar es salaam International Trade Fair, Saba Saba Grounds, Dar es salaam Summar…

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East Africa International Trade Exhibition…

East Africa International Trade Exhibition…

17th – 19th October 2014 East Africa International Trade Exhibition, Mlimani City Conference Cent…

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Karibu Travel Market…

Karibu Travel Market…

June 2015 Karibu Travel Market, Heron Recreational Centre, Arusha Summary: The Karibu Travel M…

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Zanzibar International Film Festival…

Zanzibar International Film Festival…

18th – 26th of July 2015 Zanzibar International Film Festival , Zanzibar Summary: Zanzibar Int…

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Agricultural Industry

Introduction

Tanzania’s agricultural based economy provides readily available raw materials for agribased industrial sector. The wide range of climates favours the production of a wide variety of products leading to plenty supply of raw agricultural produce, which could be processed domestically. Arable land is planted with cereals, coffee, tea, cashew, sisal, pyrethrum, cotton, tobacco, sugar etc. There is significant production of subtropical fruits, vegetables, meat, hides, skins, groundnuts and cut flowers. This presents opportunities in processing and other value adding activities from agricultural raw materials.

Opportunities

  • Abundant fruits and vegetables produced domestically can be utilised for the    production of fruit concentrates, juices and all forms of fruit and vegetable canning.
  • Meat processing and packaging from both cattle and game meat and processing of dairy products. Potential export markets include the Gulf States, UAE and Asia.
  • Manufacturing of spirits from molasses produced from sugar processing factories in Kilimanjaro and Morogoro.
  • Production of processed dairy products such as sweetened condensed milk, milk powder, infant milk, butter, margarine, ice cream, yoghurt, cheese etc.
  • Opportunities in establishment of cotton spinning and weaving utilising abundant    supply of local grown cotton thus increasing production of manufactured textiles. The existence of abundant supply of cotton provides readily available opportunities for investment in textile industries. The textile industries can also take advantage of the US Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) status, which have removed barriers for exporting Tanzania’s textile products to the US market