TARI Shines in 2023 Farmers Exhibitions
- 15th August, 2023 11:21
- By SINGIRA
Research Institute (TARI) scooped First Winner Prize among research
institutions category during the International and National Agricultural shows popularly
known as Nane Nane which was held from 1st – 8th August 2023
at John Mwakangale Ground in Mbeya City.
The Prize was received following outstanding performance in exhibiting improved agricultural technologies through the booths and field demonstration plots.
TARI was able to demonstrate its role as key research institution with a national mandate to conduct and coordinate agricultural research across the country.
Despite participating at National and International level in Mbeya, TARI also showed its presence at farmers exhibitions conducted at zonal levels where it received top three Prizes.
At Ngongo grounds, Lindi region, TARI through TARI Naliendele Centre, emerged winner as the best institution under the category of institutions dealing with Research activities in Agriculture, Fisheries and livestock.
At Fatma Mwasa ground, Tabora region, TARI through TARI Tumbi (Tabora) and TARI Kihinga (Kigoma) Centres, become the winner under the category of institutions dealing with Research activities in Agriculture, Fisheries and livestock and the third best in overall performance.
In Eastern Zone, where the exhibitions were held at Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere Grounds, Morogoro Municipality, TARI through TARI Mlingano (Tanga), TARI Ilonga (Kilosa), TARI Dakawa (Morogoro), TARI Mikocheni (DSM), TARI Ifakara, TARI Kibaha (Pwani) was awarded third winner Prize in the category of Ministry, Government Institutions, Crop Boards and Public Companies and the fourth best in overall performance.
At Nyakabindi Ground, Bariadi Simiyu region, and Nyamuhomgoro groundsin Mwanza region, TARI participated through TARI Ukiriguru and TARI Maruku (Kagera), emerged winner in both grounds by receiving first prizes in each of the two grounds.
In the Central Zone Dodoma, TARI through TARI Makutupora and TARI Hombolo scooped second Winner Prize under the category of Institutions that deals with Research activities.
The situation was slightly different at Kyakairabwa exhibition ground in Bukoka District, Kagera Region, where there was no contest but TARI through its Centre TARI Maruku participated in the exhibitions organized by Kagera region and was recognized with a certificate of Honour for its contribution to agricultural sector.