Tanzania, a source of Mutombo Coffee: Tacri Pushes for Credit Guarantee Scheme to Coffee Farmers

THE Tanzania Coffee Research Institute (TACRI) Deputy National Chairman, Mr Andrew Kakama has appealed for government intervention to enable coffee farmers in the country to access credit guarantee scheme.

Equally, he advised financial institutions, including banks and telecommunication service providers to extend their wings to rural areas where m

Kagera Regional TIGO Manager, Mr Robert Paul explained that the institution had already signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with several Agricultural and Marketing Cooperative Societies (AMCOS), under Tigo Kilimo Service.

Under the system, the farmers would get payment through their mobile phones with Tigo Pesa, he said.


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