The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Agricultural Council of Tanzania (ACT) has elected Dr. Sinare Yusuf Sinare as new Board Chairman of the Board of Directors replacing Mr. Salum Shamte whose tenure has expired.
According to a press statement issued by ACT in Dar es Salaam, Prof Andrew Temu, and Dr. Salum Diwani were also elected vice-chairman and Treasurer, respectively.
The meeting also elected Mr. Salum Shamte, Ms. Helen Usiri, Ms. Jacqueline Mkundi, Mr. Willigis Mbogoro, Mr. Felix Mosha, Mr. Jitu Son (MP), Mr. Sebastian Sambuo and Mr. Abdul Mwilima as members of the Board.
Ms. Janet Bitegeko who is the Executive Director of the Council will be the secretary of the board, the statement said, adding that all members of the council have expressed their optimism on the new board.
The statement further said that the AGM was preceded by the stakeholders’ meeting of the agriculture sector. “The council’s main task is to convince and protect interests on all matters pertaining to the sector,” the statement explained.