On 15th June 2020, the Eastern Africa Grain Council in Tanzania (EAGC) hosted its annual Tanzania Grain Sector Post-Budget Synopsis Forum on the National Budget for the 2020/2021 Financial Year. The annual event, which EAGC hosts across the East African Community, presents an opportunity for EAGC’s Members, Partners and Stakeholders to stay informed about the provisions of their respective national budgets for the upcoming financial year and potential implications on their business or strategic interests in the agricultural sector and the grain sector in particular.
The national budget, with its theme being, “Stimulating the Economy to Safeguard Livelihoods,
Jobs, Businesses and Industrial Recovery”, garnered greater attention this year given the COVID-19 pandemic and General Elections on the horizon; the Budget was thus anticipated to provide unique insight into the priorities of the Government of Tanzania as it completed its first 5 years in office amidst the pandemic.
The Government was thus keen to present its achievements over the last 5 years; in the agricultural sector, key achievements include Read More…