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Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania

Date posted: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

694 farmers complid with organic principles & awarded organic certificates & the license to use the East African Organic Mark (EAOM).

Organic farming brings wealth to rural communities

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A reason to be proud: This year at the NaneNane Agriculture Exhibition, SAT broke its own records! More visitors, more farmer groups and a special guest of honor. Furthermore, 694 farmers from 29 groups who proved to comply with organic principles were awarded with organic certificates and the license to use the East African Organic Mark (EAOM) in marketing their organic products. Read about a farmer group which is now improving life standards of its members through organic agriculture.

Nane Nane Exhibition 2018 – Expanding awareness of organic agriculture
The Nane Nane are the largest agricultural exhibitions in Tanzania. From 1st of August onward, events are organized throughout the country, culminating in the National Farmers Day on the 8th of August. Agriculture accounts for 30% of the country’s gross domestic product and employs over 70% of the nation’s population, which gives reason to celebrate accordingly. Read more here.

The latest Newsletter is available here, do read about this great initiative!

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