Tanzania to host regional centre on rice research
The newspaper article reports about rice research in the East Africa. It is reported has Tanzania has been selected to host a regional Centre on rice. The private sector has been urged to look into the possibility of Investing in rice milling using fuel powder engines and mobile rice mills. Deputy Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Cooperatives Mbogo Mfutakamba was quoted saying ‘’we need to move from depending on rainfall and look into the possibility of utilizing modern irrigation methods in fishing and paddy farming.’’ Despite the availability of water, natural and man-made, the aquaculture industry had not developed to a satisfactory level in the country.