Demand for horticultural...

Publication of Ephraim Nkonya in 'Horticulture in Tanzania':

Demand for horticultural crops in Tanzania is growing dramatically

Fruits and vegetables are rich sources of vitamins, minerals and fiber and their intake significantly increases health and vitality. It is estimated that 5.2 million people died in 2013 due to low intake of fruit and vegetables in the world (WHO 2016). The World Health Organization (WHO) ranks low fruit and vegetable intake as the sixth leading cause of death worldwide.1 The mortality rate due to low fruit and vegetable intake in sub-Saharan Africa is higher since the region has the lowest per capita intake of fruit and vegetables...

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