Tanzania Youth Alliance (Tayoa) board chairperson Ambassador Charles Sanga (3rd-L, front row) cuts a ribbon in Dar es Salaam yesterday to launch the organisation’s ‘Vijanatz Talent Show – Timiza Malengo Yako’ project. He is with Tayoa director and CEO Peter Masika (to his left) and editors from various media houses. The project is aimed, in part, at empowering Tanzanian youth by helping develop their potential as entrepreneurs. Photo: Guardian Correspondent
Africa is potentially an agricultural powerhouse. The continent has 60 percent of the world’s uncultivated arable land and could grow enough food to meet its own needs and export surpluses. Yet hundreds of millions go hungry. Despite recent progress, Africa’s farmers, most of whom are smallholders, underperform.