Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) hosted the fourth edition of the Mwananchi Thought Leadership Forum (MTLF), with a specific focus on the theme: “Our Agriculture, Our Lifeline”
The Minister for Agriculture, Mr Japhet Hasunga, was part of the event as the guest of honour, where seven other speakers shared their views on agriculture issues. The event, started from 9 pm to 11 pm at Kisenga Hall (LAPF Plaza), Kijitonyama in Dar es Salaam, seeks to leverage on the global, continental, regional and local strengths to provide a platform to spotlight issues affecting Tanzania.
Previous editions covered non-communicable diseases, industrialisation and the charcoal economy.
The event brought together government leaders, policymakers, diplomats, chief executive officers of various organisations and students among others.
The speakers were: Southern Agriculture Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) chief executive officer Geoffrey Kirenga, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Representative to Tanzania Fred Kafeero, Aspires policy advisor Prof David Nyange and Agriculture Non-State Actors Forum (Ansaf) executive secretary Audax Rukonge.
The forum attracted senior decision makers such as CEOs/captains of industry, the diplomatic community, industry experts, academia, students, the affected persons and corporates.