Re-Definition of Rural Electrification to Boost Agri-Business

The government has been advised to re-define rural electrification among other factors following an assessment of economic implications related to accessibility of affordable and reliable energy in agri-business in Southern Highland Regions.

The advice was contained in some of the recommendations presented by a Private Consultant, Mr Alphonce Thomas at a validation workshop organised by the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) following a study to identify main challenges related to access of energy among small, medium and large agribusiness in Iringa, Njombe, Mbeya and Songwe regions.

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