The United Republic of Tanzania

Tobacco Research Institute of Tanzania (TORITA)

The Core Functions


Major core functions of the Institute's activities which are also its priorities include;

1.To conduct research to increase the production and quality of tobacco products and their glazing using sustainable environmental protection technology to enhance food security, increase farmer's income and foreign exchange for the country.

2.To conduct research on appropriate pesticides to control tobacco crop pests/diseases and explore the best fertilizer standards for the production of quality tobacco based on international standards.

3.To disseminate developed agronomic technologies to tobacco growers and provide them with entrepreneurship education and appropriate use of funds for their livelihood.

4.To extend the results of the research to the tobacco industry and the broader scientific community through field visits, publications, reports, conferences and seminars.