Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Tanzania
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Oilcrops
Date
18/09/2018
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Sector development measures
Description
Pursued plans to modernize domestic production of oil palm, sunflower seed, groundnut, sesame, coconut palm and coconut, with a view to reducing the country’s dependence on edible oil imports and improve the livelihood of smallholder farmers.
Notes
Reportedly, the East African nation is pursuing plans to modernize – with assistance from Malaysia – domestic production of oil palm, sunflowerseed, groundnut, sesame, coconut palm and coconut, with a view to reduce the country’s dependence on edible oil imports and improve the livelihood of smallholder farmers.