KARIBU KUJUA KILIMO BIASHARA (Understand rural Agribusiness and related activities.
In 2010 TAREO engaged in community development projects including education and vocation training in the East Kahe Ward. The vocation training included sewing, decoration and catering, maize mill operation and beekeeping operations. Working with Kili-Tech we managed to supports ward development activities, through adult education,improvement to primary and secondary schools and sponsorship of 4 students, and assisting the Ward counselor and village leaders in leading family planning and anti- FGM campaigns. Through donors fund we managed to implement numbers of the projects.
Through awareness and Village leaders we managed and successfully archived the campaigned for TANESCO power to bring electricity to the ward through REA PROJECT. Through Kili-Tech technology fund we purchased and installed over twenty computers at Moshi Institute of Technology and provided building improvements to the school and improved network communications.
To make the rural projects and activities sustainable and replicate we purchased and delivered to the East Kahe Ward’s the community’s first small Van-Pickup (In kiswahili called “Kirikuu” that greatly assists the vocation groups in building clientele, fulfilling jobs,delivering supplies, and handling emergencies.
The maize mill project for Majengo Kids and Youth Technology school, was another revolution to ensure the sufficient and supply of foods to schools in Kahe east ward .
The Maize mill machine is capable of grinding at least 300kg per week for the community and delivering free maize to schools. In 2016 over fifty jobs were created for men and women in the East Kahe ward through vocation training and this number continues to grow as customers grow.
Tanzania has tremendous potential to support a thriving agribusiness sector. Agricultures diverse and extensive, employing more than 80 percent of the population, and contributing bout 28 percent f GDP and 30 percent of export earnings. A wide range of agricultural commodities are produced in Tanzania, including fiber, beverages, sugar, grains and legumes), horticulture (temperate and tropical fruits, vegetables and flowers) and edible oils.
Historically, Tanzania has sought to ensure robust growth in agriculture to meet basic nutritional needs, and to modernize the sector for increased productivity, employment, profitability and income while create the sector that would employee numbers of youths in Rural areas.
TAREO has initiated The Agribusiness Innovation Centers basing in village and ward levels in Tanzania: We aim Creating Jobs through Agribusiness Innovation Scaling value added post-harvest processing agribusinesses.
|CHALLENGES TAREO NEED COOPERATION AND PARTNERS TO ADDRESS:
Climatic challenges and its impacts in Rural Tanzania
Poor farming practices compounded by lack of modern skills to farmers, unavailability of modern implements, and markets