Farming News Daily http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk This is the RSS syndication feed for farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. Farm investment Tanzania and other African governments have been urged to invest more in agriculture and nutrition to ensure food security in their countries. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280613/farm_investment_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Transforming farming THE government is taking necessary steps to make sure that agricultural sector is transformed through appliance of modern technology, irrigation, research and financing. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210513/transforming_farming.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT African cattlemen The Maasai once ranged across northern Tanzania and southern Kenya. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080513/african_cattlemen.aspx irishexaminer.com Sun, 12 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT World bank report on farming Africa’s farmers, who have access to half the world’s uncultivated land, could boost production three-fold to $1 trillion by 2030 if the governments provide better access to power, water and capital, the World Bank said. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110313/world_bank_report_on_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Cattle thefts The Robana river flows through the Serengeti region before flowing into Lake Victoria. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070113/cattle_thefts_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT The cattle trade Calf health and growth on farms in the Tasmanian highlands has been described as poor in a doctoral research project with farmers being described as having 'scant knowledge' of calf nutrition and husbandry. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/010113/the_cattle_trade_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry farming in Zanzibar Lack of market for small-scale poultry farmers has been blamed for the poor poultry farming in Zanzibar. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/061212/poultry_farming_in_zanzibar_.aspx 5mpublishing Thu, 06 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Some of the best farmland in Africa The government has agreed to put a ceiling with regard to what size of land a single large scale investor can be allocated for agriculture. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/041212/some_of_the_best_farmland_in_africa.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farm grants go to goverment coffers Chairman Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Mr. Kofi Annan, has called on African leaders and private sector organisations to keep promises made to support agriculture growth in the continent to achieve food and nutrition security at home and help deliver it globally in the long-term. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/081012/farm_grants_go_to_goverment_coffers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 14 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Chinese farm investment China to boost Tanzania cotton farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/310712/chinese_farm_investment_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 05 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Boost to the farming industry Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has reiterated the government’s commitment to increase agricultural production which is the most effective activities to rid the nation out of poverty. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030812/boost_to_the_farming_industry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Problems on the farm Members of Parliament on Wednesday decried the country's deteriorating agriculture and livestock sectors, with some saying the widely touted backbones of the national economy were on the verge of succumbing to meningitis. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060712/problems_on_the_farm_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 06 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Irrigation and farming Tanzania’s agriculture is at the mercy of vagaries of weather. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030712/irrigation_and_farming.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT The cotton harvest Cotton growers in the country will soon benefit from a drought insurance scheme after completion of an experiment being conducted in Bunda district by an insurance company. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210512/the_cotton_harvest_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 21 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Title deed and farms The government has been urged to survey all village land in the country and provide owners of land with a certificate of occupancy and a titled deed to minimise land disputes between farmers and investors. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030512/title_deed_and_farms_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 05 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry farming According to AllAfrica, the advice is among several appeals made at a recent seminar coordinated by MUVEK Development Solutions on Research Into Use (RIU) Programme knowledge outputs to boost the local poultry industry. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/180412/poultry_farming_.aspx 5mpublishing Sat, 21 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Government health for farmers The Tanzanian government has received US$14.25 million additional fund from the Japan Policy and Human Resources Development (PHRD) agency to boost rice production in the country. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200312/tanzania___government_health_for_farmers.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Hiring tractors by the day Tanzania's small scale farmers will be able to hire tractors at affordable prices following Suma JKT's move to establish mechanization centre around the country. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200312/hiring_tractors_by_the_day_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry investment Aurangabad-based RJ Feeds Pvt Ltd has gone to Africa for its first acquisition. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200312/poultry_investment_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT The poultry industry The Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development has confirmed that Morning Fresh Farm in Mkuranga District, Coast Region is a licenced poultry farm and its eggs are fit for human consumption. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160312/the_poultry_industry_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 16 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Big lift in cotton production The East African country of Tanzania reaped 224 million kg or 987,000 bales of cotton during last season, which is a significant 37 percent higher than the previous season’s output of 163 million kg, according to Tanzania Cotton Board (TCB). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060212/big_lift_in_cotton_production.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 12 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farm help from Japan The Japanese government yesterday provided 22.8bn/- in grant assistant to Tanzania to support agricultural development projects. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/310112/farm_help_from_japan_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT A look at farming The importance of targeting agriculture in the development process cannot be over-emphasised. Statistics show that the majority poor (over 70 per cent) are locked in agriculture foregoing most basic needs. Technically speaking, the marginal propensity to consume (mpc) for these people are very high. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/151211/a_look_at_farming_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 15 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT Farming and poverty The importance of targeting agriculture in the development process cannot be over-emphasised. Statistics show that the majority poor (over 70 per cent) are locked in agriculture foregoing most basic needs. Technically speaking, the marginal propensity to consume (mpc) for these people are very high. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/151211/farming_and_poverty_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 15 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT Farm investment Dar es Salaam. African Union (AU) member states should concentrate on increasing investments in agriculture, an activist has said.“The AU member states should play their role in resolving economic and political problems on the continent by enhancing investments in various sectors of its economy. They should not allow famine and conflicts to continue in Africa for a long time,” he said. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/111011/farm_investment.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT The poultry industry Tanzanian poultry breeders have joined forces by founding their own association. Named Tanzania Poultry Breeders Association (TPBA), it was registered on 5th July 2011. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300911/the_poultry_industry.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 30 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Indian farm investment The major focus of India has been in the Kilimo Kwanza [Agriculture First] initiative. It became clear during discussions in May this year between President Jakaya Kikwete and our Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that poverty alleviation measures particularly in the rural sector should be undertaken and build capacity for local businesses as well as farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270911/indian_farm_investment.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT US$100 million poultry investment AgriSol Energy, a US firm and a Tanzanian partner, will invest more than $100 million over the next 10 years to develop a large-scale commercial crop and poultry farming project in the east African country, according to the Aug. 19 edition of the National Chicken Council’s Washington Report. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/220911/us_million_poultry_investment.aspx meat poultry Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT US farm investment U.S. firm, AgriSol Energy LLC, and its joint venture partner in Tanzania will invest more than $100 million over the next 10 years to develop a large-scale commercial farming project in the east African country, a company director said on Tuesday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080911/us_farm_investment.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 11 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT US farm investment U.S. firm, AgriSol Energy LLC, and its joint venture partner in Tanzania will invest more than $100 million over the next 10 years to develop a large-scale commercial farming project in the east African country, a company director said on Tuesday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090911/us_farm_investment.aspx reuters Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT New abattoir being built Plans have been put forward for a Sh6 billion meat processing plant in the Ngorongoro region. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040811/new_abattoir_being_built.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Farm manager killed Tanzanian police are investigating the hacking to death of a farm manager. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270611/farm_manager_killed.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 03 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Farmer hacked to death The northern Manyara region police commander, Parmena Sumari, told the BBC his officers were searching for the killers of Sifael Jackson. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230611/farmer_hacked_to_death.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 23 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT GM crops An alliance of local and International NGOs and businesses are urging the Government regulators to resist pressure to remove safety legislation that protects farmers and consumers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100611/gm_crops.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 10 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Cotton farming Just as farmers across cotton producing countries of the world plan to reap benefits of rising cotton prices, Tanzanian farmers also plan to follow suit. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230511/cotton_farming.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 23 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT Looking for farm investment Former UN secretary general and board chair for Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Dr. Kofi Annan has urged the government of Tanzania to review its agricultural policies and direct more resources to developing this sector. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/220411/looking_for_farm_investment.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 22 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT Improving cattle breeds The Dairy Genetics East Africa (DGEA) initiative aims to help smallholders take full advantage of the region's booming dairy sector and improve their incomes by giving them access to top quality breeds better suited to their local environments. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110411/improving_cattle_breeds_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 12 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT Improving farming standards Dar es Salaam. The United Nations fund tasked with combating rural poverty has extended a $90 million loan to Tanzania to strengthen access to rural financial services and markets, and promote private sector development in the East Africa’s largest country, the agency announced this week. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/290311/improving_farming_standards.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 29 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farm problems “We are facing shortages of milk for processing because of the prevailing power shortages. We are not collecting as much milk as we used to,” Tanga Fresh executive director Hussein Alnoor told The Guardian in an interview. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230311/dairy_farm_problems.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Wed, 23 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT African swine fever The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 1 dated 11 February to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/010311/african_swine_fever.aspx oie.com Sun, 06 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT Milling Tanzania’s rice The Kapunga Rice Project (KRP) was developed with international funding in a rural section of Tanzania’s Mbeya area. In 2000, when the government’s National Agricultural Food Co-operative (NAFCO) pulled out of running the KRP, it was hoped that the local small- and medium-scale rice farmers would sustain the project as a cooperative. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040311/milling_tanzanias_rice_.aspx farmersweekly.co.za Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT