Fipa


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Fipa

 

(Wafipa), a people living in southern Tanzania and also in the border regions of Zambia. Population, including the related Nyamwanga, Membwe, Rungu, and other tribes, totals more than 120,000 in Tanzania and more than 25,000 in Zambia (1967, estimate). The Fipa language belongs to the eastern Bantu language group. Most of the Fipa are Christians; some of them preserve the local traditional beliefs. The chief occupation of the population is hoe farming (millet, sorghum, and beans); goats, sheep, chickens and, in some areas, cattle are also raised.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
FIPA announces the participation of a high ministerial delegation and representatives of Tunisian public and private sector companies.
TUNIS (TAP) - Achieved foreign investments, including FDIs and portfolios, reached 942.3 million dinars (MTD) by the end of the present year's first five months, i.e., recording a 42.8-per-cent rise when compared with the same period of 2011, and 14.4% in comparison with 2010, as shown by statistics made public by the External Investment Development Agency (FIPA).
This initiative was launched by the Centre for Promotion of Exports (CEPEX) in collaboration with the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA), the National Textile Federation (FENATEX), the Technical Textile Center (CETTEX) and the competitiveness Cluster Monastir-El Fejja.
TUNIS (TAP) - Over 200 B2B contacts were established, on Thursday in Tunis during a Tunisian-Maltese partnership day organised at the Exports Promotion Centre (CEPEX)'s initiative, in collaboration with the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA).
A press conference was held, Friday, June 6, 2014 at the seat of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA) to announce the launch of the event "Tunisia Investment Forum" to be held from June 12 to 13, 2014 in Tunis.
Noureddine Zekri, Director-General of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA), emphasised the healthy investment environment Tunisia offers to German companies.