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Inclusive Business in the Tanzania Pulses Sector
Rikolto will support traders and exporters to explore new ways of doing business with organisations of smallholder farmers. A better market position of these farmer organisations is the end goal.
East Africa Food Trade project
Smallholders produce around 80-90% of maize, rice and other staples in East Africa, many are net buyers of staples, with less than a third selling their produce. Through the establishment of Village Stores, organising collective sales and other initiatives, market access of the farmers improved significantly.
Last update (04/03/2019):
Farmers have been earning 8 million dollars in the past two years
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Arumeru, Tanzania
High Value Crops: the perfect tool to fight poverty
Last update (25/02/2019):
Exporting vegetables in Tanzania: risky business, but highly profitable – if managed well
Turning Arusha into a Food Smart City
Together with the city council, Rikolto will support initiatives to increase food safety in grains and horticulture sectors, leading to better market opportunities for the farmers and healthier food for the people in and around Arusha.
Supporting Tanzania and Uganda to have strong, competitive, sustainable rice markets
Significant opportunities remain for rice farmers and future investments must enable smallholders and processors to invest in their businesses and acquire new skills.