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Lima Africa Company LTD Profile and work-plan 2020 2021


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Lima Africa Company LTD Profile and work-plan 2020 2021

  1. 1. PROFILE OF LIMA AFRICA COMPANY 1. Company name Lima Africa Company Limited 2. Year of creation/Initiation: May, 2019: Promote efficient/best farming technologies by working in partnership with farmers, government, research, NGOs and commercial entities 3. Management Team Mr. Romanus Mwakimata (Managing Director-Msc. Agricultural and Applied Economics); Mr. Thomas Mwakimata (Co-director, Msc. Finance). 4. HQ and contacts (physical, email and phone): Tabora Municipal, P. O. Box 884, Tabora Tanzania, Post code 45111, Phone :(+255) 621 720 949, Email : 5. Crops involved Producing agricultural seeds; Groundnut, sunflower and cassava 6. Geographical covered (list of districts per region): Tabora (4 districts), Katavi (3 districts), Kigoma (3 districts), Shinyanga (1 district) and Mwanza (1 district) 7. Production scheme (self and out growers): Company farm and out-growers 8. Seed classes you produce: Certified seed for groundnut, and basic seed for cassava 9. Overall seed production capacity, Year 2020: 10 tons 10. Current production capacity per crop, Year 2020: Groundnut 5 tons and sunflower 3 tons of certified seed; cassava-100,000 cuttings 11. Sales: Use of agro-dealers, youth groups for direct sells to farmers 12. Partners: Out-growers, model farmers in villages, agro-dealers, processors & buyers of farm products, national and international research organization, NGOs 13. Key challenges: - Operation capital to contract more farmers in growing seeds - Lack of facilities to process and store seeds (currently hired) Website -
  2. 2. LIMA AFRICA COMPANY LIMITED Production and awareness creation plan for 2020-2021 season Crop Variety Seed class Estimated acreage (Acres) Estimated amount to harvest (tons) # demos intended Expected yield for demos Expected districts for demos Groundnut Mangaka Certified 1 15 5 tons 40 8-10 kilograms of shelled groundnut 4 Groundnut Mnanje Certified 1 5 2 tons 60 6-8 kilograms of shelled groundnut 6 Districts to be included (10 Districts) Tabora Region: Sikonge, Urambo, Kaliua, Nzega Katavi Region: Mlele, Nsimbo Kigoma: Kasulu, Uvinza Shinyanga: Kahama, Ushetu Mwanza: Misungwi and any other to be identified Main implementer: Selected model farmers Supervisor: Regional and District Agricultural Departments Number of demo plot per district: At least 10 with the size of 10*10 meter square Seed requirement for all demonstration plots; 80 kilograms for Mangaka seed and 120 kilograms for Mnanje seed