Tanzanian government buys entire cashew crop to end price dispute

The president has sacked some politicians for failing to deal with the nut price crisis between farmers and middlemen.

    The government of Tanzania has 200,000 tonnes of cashew nuts on their hands.

    The government bought the entire crop to try and end a price dispute between farmers and traders.

    The army has been brought in as processing workers are sent home.

    Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports.

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