Investment Guide to Tanzania 2014 -15 Edition

Agriculture Sector, with annual growth rate of 6%, accounts for nearly half of national GDP contribution, 70% of rural household income, and absorbs 80% of the entire workforce. Lately, the
government introduced a special agricultural revolution initiative, namely “Kilimo Kwanza”, with the aim of commercialising agriculture and improving cultivation methods of peasant farmers to supplement agribusiness and assure the country of self-sufficiency in food supplies.

Agricultural and livestock development is the leading economic sector in Tanzania and remains critical for achieving sustained growth, poverty reduction, and rural development.