Year:January 2020 – December 2021
Country/Area: Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda
Client: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
The overall objective of the assignment was to build the capacity of 15,000 individual farmers in their respective farmer groups, individual agro entrepreneurs and other stake holders in Post-harvest handling and management, value addition technologies and practices, phytosanitary measures, product standardization and food safety of products from target agricultural enterprises (apiculture, aquaculture, horticulture and other identified potential value chain commodities). Specifically,
- Evaluation, identification and selection of farmer groups and other actors to partner with the project.
- Training of farmers’/farmer groups in post-harvest handling & management technologies and practices for apiculture, aquaculture, rice and Horticultural products.
- Training of farmers and agro-entrepreneurs in food processing technologies and phytosanitary measures for apiculture, aquaculture, rice and Horticultural products.
- Training of value chain actors on product standards and food safety for apiculture, aquaculture, rice and Horticultural products.
Capacity Building in Post Harvest Handling, Food processing technologies and practices for agricultural products in watershed areas – Wadelai, Toch, Mubuku II, Doho II and Ngenge.