TRANSEC – PROJECT
“A national cooperative umbrella, for strong and sustainable cooperative movement in Tanzania”
“Create, empower and sustain cooperative movement, through innovative transfer of knowledge,research and networking, for improved cooperative productivity, value addition and marketaccess of the cooperative products while adhering to cooperative principles, values and members satisfaction "
“Promote Cooperative Movement and investigate problems related to market access for the cooperative business and seek for the network and proper partners associated and interested with cooperative products, while preserving the cooperative identity.”
The project aims at improving the livelihood of the poor through upgrading the food value chain around Morogoro and Dodoma. The 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.
Duration & Target Areas.
The project intends to last for five years commencing the year 2013 up to 2017 but after three year of evaluation which will be 2015. September 2013 The kick off meeting were held in Morogoro and all stakeholders met to get the over views of the project. The Target Area is Dodoma and Morogoro where every region two district was chosen and within each district two villages was chosen.
The project involves a number of stakeholders from German and Tanzania, where by the main coordinator is ZALF in Germany and for the case of Local partners SUA are the main coordinators. Other stakeholders are ARI, TFC, ICRAF, MVIWATA, ACT and others.