• RUDI works with various local and international partners.

  • RUDI CEO in a planning session with staffs and other partners

  • Visiting Farming Communities in the Rural Areas

  • Aiding farmers with the better farming skills

  • Paying regular visits, supervisions and follow up

  • Health rice paddies

  • Study Tour

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Healthy paddies

  • Sample Farm

  • Better Farming, Better Yields

  • Lumuli Farmers Association

  • Class Session

  • Training Farmers

  • Video Training

  • Training and Discussions

  • Training and Discussions

  • Entertainment

  • Group Photo

  • Grain Storage

SRI Demo Plots, Mkasu-Kilombero

BRITA PROJECT

1.      Name of Project:  BRITA-Building Rural Income through Associations

2.      Project Goal

The overall BRITA goal is integrating smallholder paddy farmers into better and relevant value chain

2.1 Project objectives

The specific objective of the BRITA project is to strengthen three Apexes and farmers associations to become viable, sustainable and gender sensitive business entities by the end of 2014

2.2 Project Components/ Outputs

BRITA project has 5 Components namely

1. Increased productivity  

2. Post-harvest handling

3. Collective marketing

4. Financial and insurance linkage

5. Business and entrepreneurship skills

 

3.         Geographical Focus

Morogoro –Kilombero District

Iringa – Iringa rural District

Mbeya – Mbarali District

 

4.      Number of associations and Apexes - 33 Associations  - 3 Apexes

 

5.      Number of Direct Beneficiaries : 11,916 Farmers ( 45% women)

The farmers outreach through associations is summarized in the table below

Table: Summary of farmer   reached   by BRITA from 2010-2013

S/n

Farmer Associations

Associations

Members

1

Kilombero Cluster

14

1,779

2

Mbarali Cluster

13

2,729

3

Iringa Cluster

6

7,408

 

TOTAL BRITA

33

11,916

 

6.      Crops /Value chains: Rice

 

7.      Duration of the Project: April 2010- March 2014

 

8.      Sources of Fund:  NORAD

 

 

Awards and Recognitions

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