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Feed the Future Tanzania Mboga na Matunda

Feed the Future Tanzania Mboga na Matunda (MnM) uses a market-systems approach to increase productivity and profitability across horticultural value-chains that include tomato, Irish potato, sweet pepper, cabbage, onion, watermelon, amaranth, okra, nightshade and kale. The project team works through 23 industry partners and over 500 MSMEs to transfer good agricultural practices, technologies and nutrition education to 400,000 individuals, with an emphasis on integrating women and youth into all activities.

  • Project Duration: 2017-2021
  • Value Chains: Horticulture
  • Regions: Songwe; Morogoro; Iringa; Mbeya; Zanzibar






USAID-TAPP increased smallholder incomes, improved nutrition, and expanded markets through agricultural innovation and commercialization. The program worked with nearly 300,000 individuals, helping them achieve gross margins of $3,900 per hectares, and supported the establishment of 10,700 home and community gardens, providing technical support and education on growing and cooking with nutritious foods.
USAID-TAP worked in conjunction with the Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA), private-sector exporters, and government agencies to increase airfreight service through Kilimanjaro International Airport. TAHA, with support from USAID-TAP, established a grower-owned freight consolidation company that facilitated shipments to Europe. Over the course of the two-year project, nearly 1,000 tons of Tanzanian produce left from Kilimanjaro airport.

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