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15 Aprile 2021

Tanzania

TANZANIA'S HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY GETS NEW LEASE OF LIFE

Dar es Salaam — The Tanzania Horticultural Association (Taha) and thegovernment have breathed a new life into the horticulture industry after bringingin a cargo plane to ferry high-value horticultural products to international marketsin the wake of the 'Covid-19' outbreak.Owing to the Covid-19 emergency, the horticulture subsector encountered amajor air transport hurdle in exporting perishable products to internationalmarkets as most of the global airlines stopped flying.Taha - working in partnership with the government, Kuehne+Nagel, theKilimanjaro Airport Development Company (Kadco), National Aviation Services(Nas) and development partners - took steps to secure reliable air cargo servicesto save the horticulture industry from collapsing. "Today, we are extremely happyto witness our dream come true as air cargo services to ferry our horticulturalcrops to overseas markets is here - and will be coming twice a week," the TahaGroup CEO, Ms Jacqueline Mkindi, said at the reception of the maiden EthiopianAirways cargo plane at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (Kia) on April 9, 2020,oozing exuberance! (ICE ADDIS ABEBA)


Fonte notizia: The Citizen