Magufuli orders seizure and reallocation of undeveloped farms

Geza Ulole

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Magufuli orders seizure and reallocation of undeveloped farms

Tanzania's President John Magufuli. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

In Summary

  • The President made the call during his meeting with regional commissioners which was held at the State House on Tuesday.
  • However, in doing so, the President insisted that commissioners should adhere to country laws in confiscating the land.
  • The Tanzanian president added that most of conflicts between farmers and pastoralists have been caused by people who have hoarded large chunks of land.


Tanzanian President John Magufuli has directed the confiscation of all undeveloped farms in the country and ordered that they be reallocated to other citizens.

The President made the directive during a meeting with regional commissioners (RCs), at State House in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday.

President Magufuli said it was not fair for a few people to hoard large chunks of land, while majority of Tanzanians having none.

“You should confiscate all undeveloped farms and allocate them to wananchi who will develop them,” the president told the commissioners.

However, in doing so, the President insisted that commissioners should adhere to country's laws in confiscating the land.

The Tanzanian president added that most of conflicts between farmers and pastoralists have been caused by people who have hoarded large chunks of land.

He also directed the RCs to find amicable solutions to land conflicts, especially those pitting farmers and pastoralists, in their respective areas.

Magufuli orders seizure and reallocation of undeveloped farms

MY TAKE
Inawahusu Wakenya waliojichukulia maelfu ya mahekta kupitia Watanzania wasio waaminifu! Unawekeza ama unapoteza! Shikamoo Magu kwa kuleta muarobaini wa kuondoa land grabbing conflicts..


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Mwanzi1

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Sa Kenya inaingilia wapi
Si nimesema hapo juu ujumbe ni kwa wazungu wakenya (white Kenyan's) au hukuona. Tunao wazungu wenye uraia wa Kenya wamechukuwa mashamba makubwa bila kuyaendeleza.
 

Sammuel999

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Like in Botswana the govt subsidied land prices for farmer hence the gova pays half and you pay the rest .....also inakusaidia equipments .. .ndio maana botswana ilituacha meet production ma 1990 huko sai iko on another level
 

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Unapoamka Asubuhi si vibaya kumkumbuka Mungu na katika sala zako muombee Rais wetu awe na afya bora ya kimwili na kiakili na amuongezee ujasiri.
 

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