SIDO PARTICIPATED IN NANENANE EXHIBITIONS CONDUCTED IN SIX REGIONS
Nane nane 2016 exhibition was conducted nationally in Lindi region. Different organizations involved in other fields rather than agriculture like finance, technology, health etc also participated in the exhibition to showcase their activities and services offered to the public. Municipalities of Lindi and Mtwara regions participated in a high profile. Other Nanenane exhibitions were held in the regions of Arusha, Dodoma, Morogoro, Mwanza and Mbeya. SIDO participated in all the zonal exhibitions and portrayed various activities performed by the organization including products of SMEs supported by SIDO.SIDO Mbeyaparticipated at John Mwakangale Nane nane grounds whereby they exhibited various value addition machineries from SIDO Mbeya Technology Development Centre (TDC)i.e. Maize value chain machines, coffee pealing machines, animal feed mixer and processing machines, brick making machines and honey processing.Entrepreneurs also displayed a range of products that included; handcraft, variety of processed food products, soap and detergents. Among visitors at the SIDO pavilion was Katavi Regional Commissioner, Major General Raphael Muhuga, accompanied with all District commissioners, District Administrative Secretaries and District Executive Directors from Katavi. The delegates were excited on hearing from Mbeya Regional Manager Mr. Henrick Mdede about programmes conducted by SIDO, especially the new industrialization approach on cluster development of which SIDO has started implementing.
Mbeya Exhibition was successfully closed by the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon. Kassim Majaliwa on 8th August 2016,who in his closing address insisted on Local government Authorities to set aside in their town planning,land that will be allocated free to potential investors in small, medium and big industries.