Agony of the peasants in tanzania 1

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Agony of the peasants in tanzania 1

  1. 1. It is all to do with poor marketing facilities Presentation by Lingson Adam
  2. 2. Poor Marketing haunts farmers in Tanzania <ul><li>It is not always the poor harvests due to poor agronomic practices or harsh weather conditions that render the majority Tanzanian small holder farmers ineffective; </li></ul><ul><li>It is not even the lacking farm inputs and implements that are the main culprit; but most often than not; </li></ul><ul><li>It is the lacking or rather poor infrastructures, unfriendly marketing facilities and poor entrepreneurial skills that haunt most farmers in Tanzania, and in many African countries, I presume. This is what renders agriculture unprofitable to poor farmers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Maize plot
  4. 4. Does hard work pays?
  5. 5. Even when they mobilize themselves into producer groups; they rarely know where to sell at a profit
  6. 6. Cocoa farming in Rungwe district, Mbeya
  7. 7. A pineapple field in Msinune village, Bagamoyo district, Coastal region
  8. 8. Bumper pineapple harvest at Chalinze Coastal region; what happens if no buyer comes?
  9. 9. Double suffering to women peasants in Dodoma region
  10. 11. oranges grapes Children selling farm produce to passengers

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