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Tanzania Cotton Board


  • Pamba House
  • Pamba Road/Garden Avenue
  • City Center
  • Ilala District
  • Dar es Salaam

Tanzania Cotton Board is a statutory organization that was formed by the Act of Parliament No.2 of 2001, and entrusted with the functions of overseeing the growth and sustainability of the cotton sub-sector. Specifically TCB deals with regulatory functions within the cotton sub-sector on behalf of the government which includes ensuring adherence to cotton farming procedures and regulations, ensuringe steady supply of agro-inputs, maintaining a level playing ground for the cotton business companies and collecting, refining and disseminating information to the stakeholders.

Our vision is to be a pioneering institution in promoting a highly competitive Tanzanian cotton industry in quality, production and productivity. 

Our mission is  to improve the production, productivity and profitability of cotton by maximizing the compliance to rules and regulations that safeguard the quality of cotton sold both locally and internationally; by providing effective and efficient services to cotton stakeholders; by enhancing strong stakeholder relationships in order to boost self-regulation and promote the production, processing and consumption of cotton.