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(Special for CAFS) Northern Tanzanian farmers make fortune with vanilla

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

ARUSHA, Tanzania, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Farmers in northern Tanzania's region of Kilimanjaro are now venturing into growing vanilla fruits as their key source of income and a tool towards addressing poverty, an official has said.
Anna Maguire, Kilimanjaro regional commissioner said Thursday that the new venture has been attracting more and more people in the region.
She cited competitive price of the newly introduced crop as one of the reasons for the popularity of vanilla among farmers, who have ...