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136. Small Business Entrepreneurship in Dar es Salaam: Problems and Prospects
  Friday, February 04, 2005  by Admin
  This is a paper presented during the African Development and Poverty Reduction: The Macro- Micro Linkage forum between 13th – 15th October 2004. The purpose of the paper is to present empirical evidence of the prevalence and impact of crime on entrepreneurship; give an inductive discussion on the magnitude, forms of crime and how it impacts on small business in Tanzania; and lastly the paper highlights some Policy implications of the crime situation and how the macro-micro linkage as a strategy for poverty reduction can be forged.
137. SIDO chief counsels on e-commerce
  Wednesday, February 02, 2005  by Admin
  SIDO Director General advised Small and Medium Enterprises to develop aggressive e-trade strategies to compete effectively in export trade. This was said during the e-trade strategy training programme, which took place on Friday 28th Jan, 2005.

138. Personal creativity vital in business
  Tuesday, January 25, 2005  by Admin
  Majority of Tanzanians lack personal creativity on how to accumulate working capital for running businesses.

This was said by the Good Opportunity Development & Co. Ltd, Alphonce Midelo while presenting his paper on how to run business, stating that there was a need of having personal creativeness among Tanzanians before they invest in businesses.
139. SMEs antidote for globalization
  Wednesday, January 19, 2005  by Admin
  A vibrant and dynamic Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector would help Tanzania withstand the challenges of globalization, the Director of Planning and Policy in the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Januarius Mrema has said.

Stakeholders of SMEs can venture the international trade markets through continued production of high quality products that meet the international standards, he said.
140. Needed: Sustainable industrial development
  Friday, January 14, 2005  by Admin
  Attracting investment in the manufacturing sector can lead to industrialization through diversifying the economy and reducing dependence on traditional export crops like cashew nuts, coffee and tea. Investments could be enhanced in agro-processing industries like fish, fruits and vegetables. Processing of minerals would add more value than exporting them raw.
141. Giving SMEs a chance: lessons from Japan
  Monday, January 10, 2005  by Admin
  SMEs play a crucial role in employment creation and income generation and they can easily be established since their requirements are small. SMEs in Japan contributed a lot towards the economic development and did not wither away even after the economy had matured.
142. Govt commends microfinance institutions
  Friday, November 12, 2004  by Admin
  The government has said it valued the role of microfinance institutions in reducing poverty and has pledged to continue supporting them.

The Minister of State, Vice President’s Office (Poverty Eradication), Maokola Majogo made the remarks when opening a Microfinance Network conference in Arusha yesterday.
143. Access to global market will sustain the small coffee grower
  Thursday, October 28, 2004  by Admin
  You might be reading this article over your morning newspaper, over a warm cup of coffee.

In the United States, that’s a pretty common routine. As the world’s largest importer of coffee, we wind up drinking a lot of coffee from many areas of the world.

Even as the United States imports more coffee, we are aware that many coffee producing countries are suffering from the lowest world prices for coffee in recent memory.
144. Azania Bancorp to assist SMEs
  Monday, October 04, 2004  by Admin
  A local bank, Azania Bancorp, is becoming interested in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and the management says that they are now developing various loan packages to fit the sector.

After realizing the vital role of SMEs, the bank plans to assist them in order to reduce poverty.
145. Report on the Assessment of Feasibility of a Women Business Incubator
  Thursday, September 23, 2004  by Admin
  Although women's participation in the Micro and Small Enterprise sector in Tanzania has increased, women enterprises remain in the low profit, low growth areas. This report presents findings based on surveys carried out on a feasibility study on using business incubators as an alternative means of facilitating the establishment and growth of women owned enterprises.

MCDGC commissioned Dr. M. Chijoriga of the Faculty of Commerce and Management to carry out this study.
146. Dar TCCIA moves to solve SME woes
  Monday, September 13, 2004  by Admin
  The Dar es Salaam Regional Branch of Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) has initiated a dialogue with the government and city municipalities aimed at tackling problems affecting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

The Dar es Salaam TCCIA chairman, Tamim Amijee, said in the city on Wednesday that the association has organized a one-day workshop for its members to address a number of snags affecting business sector.
147. Microfinance policy should be properly implemented
  Friday, August 27, 2004  by Admin
  The Microfinance policy was formulated in 2000 to ensure that there are a large number of institutions providing credit to small and medium scale enterprises.

The co-ordinator of the policy is the Bank of Tanzania (BoT), which licences commercial banks, and financial institutions and in the near future Saccos will also operate under BoT regulations as quasi–financial institutions.

148. TIRDO may assist mushroom farmers go commercial
  Friday, July 30, 2004  by Admin
  Small-scale mushroom farmers now scattered over several places in Dar es Salaam may soon go commercial because support services are now found in the vicinity.

Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organization (TIRDO) says it has the capacity to support small-scale mushroom farmers to boost productivity and their incomes.

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