President John Magufuli urged Tanzania's women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into a regional powerhouse, a step critics said would instead worsen inequality and poverty.
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has commissioned the second phase of the Competitive African Rice initiative which will be implemented in four countries; Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania. Richard Ogundele, Founder and CEO of JMSF Agribusiness Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to explore ways Nigeria can take advantage of this move to boost its rice production.
AgriFin today launched the AgriFin Digital Farmer, a two year, $5 million initiative to support the expansion of high impact, digitally enabled services to at least 1 million farmers over two years across Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria.
They’ve sacrificed their lives to protect the environment in their home countries. That’s why Gerald Bigurube from Tanzania and Clovis Razafimalala from Madagascar are being awarded this year’s German Africa Prize – an award presented by the German Africa Foundation to “outstanding individuals” who have dedicated themselves to social causes in Africa.