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A powerful message at one of the SAGCOT partner workshops. "Agriculture, livestock and fisheries are the pillars of development. Youth get fully engaged and let's get it done!"

You never realise just how much you get done in just 12 months, till you see it in pictures. Here’s a quick recap of some of the great strides the SAGCOT partnership has made in 2018

Former RC Iringa, Amina Masenza holding the signed COMPACT Agreement – a public, private, civil society commitment to work collectively to develop the agricultural sector and value chains in the Ihemi Cluster

Matching Grant Fund Manager – Tom Herlehy answering a SAGCOT Partner’s question at the workshop. The workshop provided SAGCOT Partners with an opportunity to get a better understanding of the SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund Matching Grant Fund

Agricultural stakeholders in the Mbarali Cluster from the public, private and civil society sectors and farmers’ associations discussing and prioritising the cluster value chains at the Mbarali Cluster Development Framework workshop in Mbeya.

 

School children visiting the SAGCOT pavilion in the 2018 Nane Nane agricultural fair in Mbeya.

SAGCOT Partner Seed Co educating farmers on seeds at the 2018 Nane Nane fair in Mbeya.

Permanent Secretary, Tanzania Ministry of Agriculture, Eng Mathew Mtigumwe and Dutch Ambassador to Tanzania, His Excellency Jeroen Verheul show the signed MoU

 

Farmers Liming soils in Iringa Region following a workshop on Soil Health with SAGCOT partners. This process reduces the soil acidity improving the nutrients suitable for increased crop yield.

 

Members of the Ihemi Cluster Strategic Policy Partnership prioritise policy areas to resolve in 2018 at a workshop in Iringa.

 

Kilombero Cluster Launch plaque. Kilombero Cluster is the third priority cluster in the SAGCOT region covering 7% of Tanzania’s land mass. And with the potential to grow over 50 crops and commodities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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