Sugar Board of Tanzania
Sugar Cane Irrigation
The Sugar Board of Tanzania (SBT) is under the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives. SBT was established under section 3 of the Sugar Industry Act No. 26 of 2001 which came into operation on 1st July 2003 vide Government Notice. No 329 of 5th July 2002.
The Act was however revised in 2009. Under the revised Act, SBT is now a regulatory and licensing body of the sugar industry financed by the government and from own sources. The Board is also responsible for sustainable development of the country’s sugar industry as well as achievement of sugar self sufficiency and promotion of export.