Mozambique: Tete reserves 1.6 Million hectares for investments in agro-livestock

Updated Sep 4, 2021
Tete province has 1.6 million hectares available for new investors interested in the agricultural sector. Speaking during the 56th edition of the Maputo International Fair (FACIM), which takes place in the hybrid model due to the restrictions imposed by covid-19, the secretary of State of Tete, Elisa Zacarias, assured that this portion of the country has numerous business opportunities and favorable location, explaining that it borders Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
“The northern area of Tete is favorable for the cultivation of crops such as corn, soy, potato, sesame, cotton, tobacco, wheat, beans, among others. For livestock, we have strong potential for the production of swine in the districts of Angónia and Tsangano, and for cattle and goats we have Changara, Marara, city of Tete, Cabora Bassa and Moatize”, highlighted the director. Elisa Zacarias also added that the province still has potential in mining, tourism and fishing, being able to offer the market more than 36 thousand tons of fish per year. In his turn, the governor of Tete, Domingos Viola, stated that the province has more than 10 million hectares of fertile land, of which six million are being used. He urged the business community to establish industries to take advantage of so much raw material that exists in the region. Domingos ...
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