African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4135

Full Length Research Paper

Development of market opportunities through post-harvest processing of the African indigenous vegetables in Tanzania

Richard Musebe
  • Richard Musebe
  • Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) Africa P.O. Box 633-00621 Nairobi-Kenya.
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Daniel Karanja
  • Daniel Karanja
  • Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) Africa P.O. Box 633-00621 Nairobi-Kenya.
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Srinivasulu Rajendran
  • Srinivasulu Rajendran
  • World Vegetable Center, Duluti, P. O. Box 10 Arusha-Tanzania.
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Radegunda Kessy
  • Radegunda Kessy
  • World Vegetable Center, Duluti, P. O. Box 10 Arusha-Tanzania.
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Monica Kansiime
  • Monica Kansiime
  • Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) Africa P.O. Box 633-00621 Nairobi-Kenya.
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Damas Marandu
  • Damas Marandu
  • Horticultural Research and Training Institute (HORTI) Tengeru P. O. BOX 1253, Arusha-Tanzania.
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Silivesta Samali
  • Silivesta Samali
  • Horticultural Research and Training Institute (HORTI) Tengeru P. O. BOX 1253, Arusha-Tanzania.
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Jacqueline Nicodemus
  • Jacqueline Nicodemus
  • INADES Formation P. O. Box 203 Dodoma-Tanzania.
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Ngoni Nenguwo
  • Ngoni Nenguwo
  • World Vegetable Center, Duluti, P. O. Box 10 Arusha-Tanzania.
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Ruth Chiwanga
  • Ruth Chiwanga
  • INADES Formation P. O. Box 203 Dodoma-Tanzania.
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Peter Makuya
  • Peter Makuya
  • INADES Formation P. O. Box 203 Dodoma-Tanzania.
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  •  Received: 02 March 2017
  •  Accepted: 26 July 2017
  •  Published: 14 September 2017

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