New project to link farmers to agribusiness in Tanzania

World Bank | 10 March 2016

PRESS RELEASE
The World Bank’s $70 million in new financing will be used to link smallholder farmers to agribusinesses in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT)
 Washington, DC — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved $70 million in new financing to support Tanzania’s agriculture sector and strengthen it by linking smallholder farmers to agribusinesses for boosting incomes and job-led growth.
As part of its national development strategy the Government of Tanzania is currently implementing the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) Program which seeks to promote agribusiness partnerships to tackle low farm productivity and limited market access that are impeding development of the country’s agricultural sector.

– See more at: http://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/25881-new-project-to-link-farmers-to-agribusiness-in-tanzania#sthash.7Q04gJ3e.dpuf

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