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To stem migrant flow, Tanzania offers climate-stressed farmers loans

2 Sep 2015, TRF

The Tanzanian government wants to revive the economically vital but ailing farming sector and stem the rush of rural people to the cities. The Tanzania Agriculture Development Bank (TADB) will strengthen growth in agriculture by helping farmers obtain improved seeds and fertilisers, access modern technology and learn better techniques to cope with the impact of climate change...


General Facts
  • Population: 922 million (2005)
  • Density: 30 per sq km
  • Total Area: 30,250 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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