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Tanzania: Farmers get Shs 32 billion from selling peas

Published Sep 19, 2023

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This season, farmers of raw peas in Lindi region have earned a total of Sh32.8 billion, according to Lindi Regional Head, Zainab Terack. Previously, the farmers used to sell raw peas for Sh2000 per kilo, but after implementing the receipt system in the barn, the price increased to Sh2005 per kilo. In addition to peas, sesame and cashew crops also earned significant amounts of money for farmers in the region, with Sh98 billion for sesame and Sh106 billion for cashews last season. The region is now focusing on producing more of these crops as they have become a profitable business.
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FARMERS of raw peas in Lindi region have earned Sh32.8 billion this season. Lindi Regional Head, Zainab Terack said this today September 18, 2023 while giving a regional statement in front of President Samia Suluhu Hassan at a public meeting to coincide with laying the Foundation Stone on the road from Nanganga Masasi District in Mtwara region to Ruangwa Lindi. He said that in previous years the farmers of the crop used to sell raw peas for Sh2000 per kilo. He clarified that after agreeing with the Ministry of Agriculture by agreeing to be sold using the receipt system in the barn, one kilogram fell from Sh 2000 to Sh 2005. The RC explained that the sesame crop was able to earn Sh98 billion for ...
Source: Habarileo
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