Delegation of the European Union to Tajikistan

Smallholder Coffee Development Project in Tanzania’s Southern Highlands (CODE-P)

01/10/2020 - 10:59
Agriculture and Food Safety

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to inclusive and sustainable development of the coffee value chain for improved incomes and nutrition status of smallholder farmers in Ruvuma, Mbeya and Songwe regions of Tanzania.

Coffee supported project

 

Key Information

Sector: Agriculture (Coffee)

Lead Partner: Vi Agroforestry

Other Partners: The Agricultural Non-State Actors Forum (ANSAF), BRAC International, Café Africa Tanzania, Tanzania Coffee Research Institute (TaCRI)

Budget: EUR 3 750 000

EU Contribution: EUR 3 000 000

Duration: 2020 - 2024

 

Expected Results

The project expects to:

  • Reach 24,000 smallholder farmers (14,400 young women and 9,600 young men aged between 18-35 years old), equipped with production, postharvest and marketing skills.
  • Strengthen 60 coffee primary cooperatives actively working in the targeted areas and transform into centres for providing and disseminating agricultural inputs, technology, and information.
  • Government Extension Officers and other stakeholders who are custodians of policies and plans at local levels have been reached and trained on SALM practices and other sustainable coffee farming techniques, to equip farmers with coffee farming skills.
  • Several other coffee value chain stakeholders reached, working together to improve the performance of the coffee subsector.

By the end of the project, three main results are expected to be achieved:

  • Increased climate-resilient production and productivity of quality coffee.
  • Increased incomes from improved postharvest, processing capacities and market linkages (smallholder farmers, women and men, small and medium enterprises – SME’s) and financial services.
  • Enhanced competitiveness of the coffee value chain with a supportive policy and regulatory framework.

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