Heading for the function hall
Part of the participants
President Kikwete delivers his keynote speech
Participants listen attentively
It’s a full house
I thank the organisers for choosing Tanzania to
play host to this important meeting: the Agribusiness Congress East Africa. I
also commend them for organising the Congress so well and for choosing the
theme “Driving Innovation for
Agricultural Development in East Africa”.
”Three key things need to be done by nations. First, is to develop visions, plans and
programmes to anchor innovation in agriculture.
Secondly, is to provide adequate financial, human and technological
resources needed to implement the plans and programmes. And, last but not least empower farmers to
participate effectively in the implementation of the plans and programmes of
innovation in agriculture…”