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EMRCInternational Agribusiness Forum            Kampala, October 2010Towards Agribusiness in the Food Subsector        A c...
Food Sub-sector Characteristics                   Southern Highlands of TanzaniaWith few exceptions, mainly subsistence f...
A new interest in Agricultural Development                         in Sub-sahara AfricaSince the price hike of basic food...
A new interest in Agricultural Development                          in Sub-sahara AfricaRenewed Donor interest – USAID, I...
Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania                      Corridor DevelopmentAn area of high agricultural d...
Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania                      Cluster DevelopmentConcentration of commercial far...
SHFS ProjectAreasIn the SouthernHighlands:Morogoro                                    MorogoroIringa            Rukwa     ...
Areas of Assistance through SHFS project             Implemented through multi-stakeholder input                          ...
Project Rationale and ImplementationThis project will address strategic issues and initiatives relatedto the development o...
Project Rationale and ImplementationThis SHFS project is primarily designed to address:1.improving the marketing and busin...
EndThank you for your interest                       Michael Winklmaier                       Interim CTA – SHFS          ...
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  1. 1. EMRCInternational Agribusiness Forum Kampala, October 2010Towards Agribusiness in the Food Subsector A case study of the FAO / GOT project Southern Highlands Food Systems In Tanzania
  2. 2. Food Sub-sector Characteristics Southern Highlands of TanzaniaWith few exceptions, mainly subsistence farming aimedprimarily at house hold securityLow levels of productivitySeasonal and ad-hoc marketing mechanisms70-80 % of all grain processed by 2-3 processorsIncomplete, fragmented and inefficient food value chainsAgricultural development neglected in the past decades
  3. 3. A new interest in Agricultural Development in Sub-sahara AfricaSince the price hike of basic food commodities 2-3 yearsago a renewed interest in agricultural development in Sub-sahara AfricaCurrent farming systems are operating far below potentialvis-à-vis a growing populationCAADEP spells out a new commitment for AgriculturalDevelopmentThe Tanzanian Government has demonstrated itscommitment to Agricultural Development – comprehensiveASDP (LSDP in planning), Kilimo Kwanza
  4. 4. A new interest in Agricultural Development in Sub-sahara AfricaRenewed Donor interest – USAID, IFAD, ADBSincere interest by international private sector based agri-businessA new concept for sub-sahara Africa: Corridor Development and Cluster Formation
  5. 5. Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania Corridor DevelopmentAn area of high agricultural development potential linkedwith an area of high food consumption – SouthernHighlands / Dar-es-Salaam can be termed a corridorAdequate road, rail and power infra-structure are a pre-requisite to a successful corridor development
  6. 6. Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania Cluster DevelopmentConcentration of commercial farms and small holderfarms with shared access to processing facilities (foodparks) and marketing facilities (ware housing, markets andexchange commodities)A shift from “subsistence farming” to business orientatedfarmingThe establishment of corridors and clusters is a long termgoal, requiring the integrated efforts of multi-stake holdersand substantial capital investment
  7. 7. SHFS ProjectAreasIn the SouthernHighlands:Morogoro MorogoroIringa Rukwa IringaMbeya MbeyaRuvumaRukwa Ruvuma
  8. 8. Areas of Assistance through SHFS project Implemented through multi-stakeholder input and supported by FAO technical assistanceSub-sector planningInvestment appraisal and policy implementationBusiness, enterprise and value chain developmentImproving marketing and business skills of producers andagro-processorsStrengthening public and private agro-enterprise supportsystems
  9. 9. Project Rationale and ImplementationThis project will address strategic issues and initiatives relatedto the development of national food chains and will have threemain foci of technical support and capacity building:1.Grain Supply Systems2.Food Industry Development3.Sub-sector Policy and Institutional Support
  10. 10. Project Rationale and ImplementationThis SHFS project is primarily designed to address:1.improving the marketing and business skills ofproducers and agro-processors2.strengthening public and private agro-enterprisesupport services.3.Link private, public and civil society stakeholders
  11. 11. EndThank you for your interest Michael Winklmaier Interim CTA – SHFS Projects DSM Oct 2010
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