• 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


1. Name of project: Enhancing market competitiveness of farmer groups in central Tanzania
2. Project goal:

The goal of this project is to increase the income of smallholder farmers by reducing transaction costs and building capacity in post-harvest handling

3. Specific objectives

The objectives of the projects are

·          To upscale farmers and SACCOSs capacity to access markets through training

·          To support and build the capacity of marketing associations in selected areas

·         To support management of collective marketing and inventory credit system, such as WRS

·         To facilitate association linkage with agro-dealers.


4.       Geographical coverage;
Two regions dodoma (3 districts- Kongwa, Kondoa and Chemba)and Singida (2 districts- Iramba and Mkalama)

5.       Number of associations:
6 SACCOSs and 6 farmer marketing associations.


6.       Number of direct beneficiaries: 6,000 smallholder farmers


7.      Focusing group: Members of SACCOS and marketing associations.


8.      Duration of the project: 2 years, December, 2011 to November, 2013.


9.      Source of funds: Alliance for a Green Revolution Africa (AGRA)


Awards and Recognitions

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