- The president of Zanzibar is taking steps in ensuring the growth of Zanzibar’s horticulture sector.
- He recently disclosed plans to build a horticulture logistic centre.
- This centre would service both the domestic and international markets.
The president of Zanzibar, Hussein Ali Mwinyi, has relayed plans to boost horticulture on the island nation to meet domestic and export markets.
Mwinyi said at the opening of the horticultural knowledge hub in Zanzibar that his administration would improve critical infrastructures, create a business-friendly environment, and provide extension services to boost the industry.
“Horticulture is one of the priority industries, owing to its great importance to our economy. Our priority is to create a conducive business environment, enhance productivity, facilitate access to markets, construct infrastructures for irrigation and markets, ease information access, research, and improve extension services provision” the President said.