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Sectors: Agriculture - Fisheries, Co-op & Development, Economy - Finances, Education - Training, Employment, Environment, Local development, Social Affairs, Trade

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Federations Unions, International Organisation, Investment Funds, Non-profit organisations, Schools, Training centres

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, Candidate countries, Developing countries, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Candidate countries: Iceland, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey
European Economic Area: Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway

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Responsible: European Commission

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Amorce:

This call for proposals aims to increase agricultural production, development and trade
in view of economic development and reduction of rural poverty in Tanzania.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objective
– To increase smallholder farmers’ income through better access to markets (national, regional and international markets), strengthening value chain linking smallholder farmers to markets, in view of increased productivity, competitiveness and income in the horticulture subsector

Priorities
– Strengthen use of Good Agriculture Practices (GAPs) focusing on postharvest handling,
packaging and processing
– Increasing market access and linkages between value chain actors

Among financed actions
* Strengthen use of Good Agriculture Practices (GAPs) focusing on postharvest handling,
packaging and processing
– Expand the use of good/innovative agricultural practices and reduce losses in domestic
horticulture
– Enable the farmers to produce safe food through compliance to Maximum Residual Limits
– Develop practical training modules and packages on post-harvest handling
– Introduction of organic agricultural techniques and certification or climate smart faming

* Increasing market access and linkages between value chain actors
– Increased economies of scale and economies of learning through strong farmers groups and associations capable of pulling farmers produce together and reduced production costs
– Supporting smallholder farmers’ organizations in their work to link smallholders (especially women) to traders and exporters
– Increased farmers entrepreneurship capacities to include consistency, reliability, required
quality and quantity of supply to the markets
– Increased transparency among the value chain actors and maximized benefits for the smallholder farmers especially in local and regional vegetables trade