Agriculture Marketing Systems Developmenet Programme

Project Summary

Approval Date 18 Sep 2002
Signature Date 12 May 2003
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2009
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2009
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 16,718,920.29
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Agricultural Marketing Systems Development Programme supports grassroots development focused on poor rural households especially smallholder farming families in Tanzania. The programme activities will be implemented under five major components including : (i) Agricultural Marketing Policy Development component; (ii) Producer Empowerment and Markets Linkages component; (iii) Financial Market Support Services component; (iv) Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure Developpement component and; (v) Programme Organization and Co-ordination component.

Project Objectives

The overall sector goal of the project is to increase the incomes and food security of the rural poor in the northern and southern zones of Tanzania. The specific objective is to improve the structure, conduct and performance of agricultural marketing systems in the country, while the objective of the ADF supported component is to improve the access of smallholder producers and traders to agricultural markets.


The Beneficiaries in the program area will include: (i) smallholder farmers, producer groups and grassroots institutions (such as primary societies invested in marketing); (ii) small-scale traders / processors operating in rural areas; and (iii) medium-sized agribusiness entrepreneurs, such as traders and / or processors who handle significant volume of rural produce, and who have a strong rural outreach. In the Northern Marketing zone, the program will impact directly or indirectly on a population of 4.84 million people or about 690,000 households and in the Southern Highlands Marketing zone a population of 4.72 million people or about 670,000 households.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Tanzania, United Republic of
Prime Minister's Office (PMO)


IATI identifier 46002-P-TZ-AA0-018
Last Update 11 Jul 2020


Contact Details

Name AMADOU Ibrahim Ahamed

Geographic Location

Country Tanzania, United Republic of