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November 14th, 2015 / Farmbiz Africa

thumb.aspxBrian Moseti writes “… Mtanga Farms Limited (MFL), in partnership with the Tanzanian government, announced the registration of four new potato varieties with the company promising to multiply and sell these seed potatoes to local farmers. With access to clean seed material, Tanzanian farmers for whom potatoes are a major cash and nutrient source will be able to increase yields by up to three times, thereby creating a pathway out of poverty for a large number of farmers. One of the key issues holding back productivity is the lack of access for local farmers to clean certified seed potatoes caused by the lack of registered potato varieties …” Read more