Tanzania has a large and growing population, strategically located and abundant in natural resources and is politically stable. The country has a population of around 45 million and is the largest in East Africa. It is the main trade gateway for the five surrounding landlocked countries DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Zambia. The country has bountiful natural resources, minerals in the form of gold, diamonds, copper, coal and recently discovered large deposits of natural gas along its coastline. The country has been a democracy since its birth in 1961 and has never suffered through a civil war and its governments have been elected democratically who have all been pro-business and have liberalized and opened up the Tanzanian economy. Consequentially Tanzania has had a growth rate of around 7% for five years and has been dubbed by the world bank the €œ7% club€Â , a group of countries who have been forecasted to achieve 7% or more real GDP growth over the next decade.
Tanzania counts with the third largest livestock population on the African continent and the livestock sector contributes more than one tenth of the overall GDP. The red meat sector is marginal depriving many people in rural areas particularly traditional herders and small scale farmers, but also urban dwellers from income opportunities related to improved animal production and value addition activities. With the exception of a very small high price quality meat segment, slaughtering and meat handling throughout the country is substandard and causes enormous food safety and health hazards to the majority of the population. The livestock population in the country both from traditional and commercial production is increasing as some farmers adopt improved production systems such as feedlot ting and commercial producers respond to demand for quality meat niche and export markets. The red meat value chain is considered to produce various products that need to be recovered and processed into valuable products in order to generate higher value, better prices for producers and reduce environmental pollution. The potentials which the livestock rearing and meat production sector offers have only been utilized marginally.
Key factors in the growth of Edible Meat Market Industry in Tanzania are robust economic growth, increasing population, and government initiatives.
Major Factors effecting Tanzania Edible Meat Market are low agro production, Low animal feed production/stock and low availability of labours.
What the report offers
The study identifies the situation of Tanzania Edible Meat Market and predicts the growth of its meat market. Report talks about Meat production, consumption, import and export with prices and market trends, Government regulations, Slaughtering regulations, growth forecast, major companies, upcoming companies & projects, etc. Report will talk about Economic conditions of and future forecast of its current economic scenario and effect of its current policy changes in to its economy, reasons and implications on its growth. The study clarifies that, currently, the Tanzania meat import growth is high as compared to the neighboring GCC nations and it is set to surpass all the Middle East nations by 2020. Lastly, the report is divided by major import & export and importing and exporting partners.
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