1. Session:He will present on the status of the small food processing sector in rural of Tanzania, a case of Arusha Region, and the role of SIDO in establishment and growth of small food processing units. He will describe challenges faced in rural areas and some available players in the area....
  2. Session:A best practice to improve nutrition in drylands is to focus on what is working, what is right, what gifts, methods and resources exist that have in the past worked in favor of good nutrition for humans and also for livestock in these dry areas. Focusing on people’s assets instead of...
  3. Session:The session will focus on how Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) approach will improve nutrition and health system strengthening at the community level. Biographical information:Esther Mongi has Masters degree in Business Administration, currently working as a Gender and Advocacy Manager at...
  4. 10/12/2018 Guest Post: Magreth Omary Mbauda Tanzania My name is Magreth Omary and I am married and God has blessed me with 4 children. My income comes from making batik cloth, stools, embroidery work and soap which gives me most income. I own a small shop, a meeting point of my customers who love my...
  5. Tanzanian smallholder farmers spend1.35 billionhoursthreshing every year. What would it mean to save those farmers 1.2 billion hours? Mission Imara Tech's mission is toalleviate poverty and enrich the lives of smallholder farmers by empowering communities with locally made, productive-use...
  6. icipeis a tropical organisation with a tropical agenda. But why study insects? Because in the tropics, insects are a fact of life to be reckoned with. Insects pose a great risk to food production, often causing the loss of entire crops and destroying about half of all harvested food in storage....
  7. 20/1/2017 Agriculture is one of the East African Community’s most important economic sectors. The major staple foods in the region are maize, rice, potatoes, bananas, cassava, wheat, sorghum, millet and pulses. However, agricultural production in the region is prone to the vagaries of climate change,...
  8. 12/2/2019 Session: The principles informing the notion of a Social Contract on Water in Tanzania still needs to be more legally binding, democratically enforceable and widely accepted in interpreting the current Industrial Economic Growth Policy. IRTECO wants to share its experiences on how democratic...
  9. 12/2/2019 Session: Agriculture Extension agents often need to respond to a wide range of questions from farmers and other stake holders. This session will discuss the importance of respecting locally-developed technologies, but verifying them with scientific research before promoting them widely. Methods...
  10. 13/2/2019 Session: Soil degradation and rapid change are faced across Africa, and require attention to both old and new technologies. Over two decades of action research with farmers in Malawi has shown that smallholder food production and nutrition can be improved through biological principles and...