Dar es Salaam, Nov. 25 -- Agricultural-related factories are dominating in special economic zones (SEZs) accounting for over 40 per cent of the total firms in the SEZs.

The Export Zone Processing Authority (EPZA) told ‘Daily News yesterday that the agri-firms raging from farming equipment to product processors are currently 40 out of 97 companies which are at various SEZs countrywide.

EPZAs Principal Investment and Promotion Officer Ms Nakandongo Fares said challenged local and foreign investors to open agri-factories at SEZs and take advantage of ample raw materials obtained in the country.

“EPZA has slated over 500 hectares in all of 26 regions in the mainland specifically for SEZs for agricultural investment,” Ms F...