Supporting agricultural producers and marketing cooperatives through capacity building,linking with markets, inputs companies and development partner’s projects and program likeEAFF, FAO, IFAD, ILO, CESO, Government.


Supporting development of Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCOS) and Cooperative Banks. TFC also is in the process of funding mobilization for the establishment of Tanzania Cooperative Bank.


TFC provides insurance services that includes:

Fire insurance

Motor insurance

Money insurance

Travel accident insurance


Supporting the development of Livestock and Fisheries cooperatives societies through capacity building, products promotion and linking with research institutions.

about us


The Tanzania Federation of Cooperatives (TFC) Limited is a national cooperative umbrella organisation that promotes, serves and coordinates the development and prosperity of all cooperative societies in mainland Tanzania. TFC is an independent non-governmental and non-partisan organisation that is member- owned and managed in the spirit of the internationally recognised cooperative principles and values. It is a member of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and collaborates with several other like-minded national and international organisations.

TFC was registered on 8th December 1994 (registration no: 5503). Its current members consist of five National Cooperative apexes from Tobacco, Cotton, Coffee, Cashew and Cereal and other produce industries; two specialized Unions Savings and credit Cooperative Union of Tanzania SCCULT and Tanzania Industrial Co-operative Union and six Cooperative Unions. The combined membership of TFC is some 6000 6000 Cooperative Societies having about 700,000 members.


The project aims at improving the livelihood of the poor through upgrading the food value chain around Morogoro and Dodoma.he Project is the research oriented which aims to come up with the upgrading strategies that could help the target areas to improve its food value chain.

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SFOAP Project

The Strengthening Farmer Organizations in Africa Program (SFOAP) started in 2009 as a result of dialogue between African leaders of regional and national FOs and the European Commission EC as to find ways of increasing direct support in the EC programmes.

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This program based on the study visit to china where cooperators are enabled to visit China and have some training on different expertise.TFC got this chance from the Chinese Ambassador during the inauguration ceremony and lay down of the foundation stone of the New Ushirika Building.

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