The Speaker of the Parliament of United Republic of Tanzania Hon, Job Ndugai opened and addressed members of the 25th Annual General Assembly of MVIWATA at the Highlands Hall in Bigwa, Morogoro Municipality.
Hon, Job Ndugai, Speaker of the Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania said before more than 300 members of the 25th MVIWATA Annual General Meeting that he is aware of and commends MVIWATA in its efforts to fight for the interests of farmers in the country. Hon, Ndugai highlighted a number of activities and its successes that are being held by MVIWATA including securing land rights to smallholder farmers, sustainable agriculture initiatives, establishment of alternative financial opportunities, legal aid services, establishment of economic activities and markets for the produce of smallholder farmers. He noted that the Axis of Parliament will continue to monitor and defend the interests of smallholder farmers in Tanzania.
The Speaker commended MVIWATA for making good use of its resources and for the successful construction of its Headquarters Offices and also for the establishment of the MVIWATAFM 106.7 MHZ radio station which is able to raise the voices of smallholder farmers in the country in fighting for their interests.
Hon, Ndugai also congratulated MVIWATA for been awarded Fisrt Winner for the Best Presented Financial Statements for the Year 2019 by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) category. Video https://fb.watch/2_yjZjc0Jd/