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Promoting Clean Planting Materials of Sweetpotato and Banana to Smallholder Farmers in Tanzania

Project Complete

The project goal was Promoting the clean vines of Orange Fleshed Sweet potato to improve household nutrition, incomes, export, employment, yield and productivity of small holder’s farmers in Tanzania horticultural subsector.

 

P.O. BOX 15040 Arusha, Tanzania;

mushobozi.w@cropbioscience.co.tz;

Tel +255 754 282 182

Key Project Information

The project goal was Promoting the clean vines of Orange Fleshed Sweet potato to improve household nutrition, incomes, export, employment, yield and productivity of small holder’s farmers in Tanzania horticultural subsector.   The activities  include:

  • Produce healthy clean Tissue culture Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) planting materials and deliver them to rural community.
  • Establish multiplication nurseries and train entrepreneurs in clean vines multiplications  and business skills
  • Carry out sensitization and promotion in OFSP production and utilization
  • Assist rural communities to carry out vines production innovations to lower down the cost of production and produce vines through the year.
Leader Wilfred Mushobozi
Start date May 01, 2013
End date June 30, 2013
Lead organization Eco Agri Consultancy Services Ltd
Collaborating organizations Crop Bioscience solutions Ltd
Region East Africa
Countries Tanzania
Status Complete
Type of project Development / Dissemination
Financing Sources USAID -TAPP
Funding Amount (USD) $335,940
Members Wilfred Mushobozi, Abraham Oyeyemi Idowu, Looqman Moonier

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