Agribusiness Workshop in Lake Zone.

    Honorable Mr. John Vianey Mongella, the Regional Commissioner of Mwanza giving the speech

    The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/UNEP organized a workshop on Agribusiness in Lake Zone. The workshop was held in Mwanza on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at Rock City Mall.

    Dr. Tausi M. Kida, Executive Director ESRF giving her welcoming remarks. Honorable Mr. John Vianey Mongella, DC Mwanza (seating 1st right) and Mr. Amon Manyama, Practice Specialist (Capacity Development) and Head of Programme, UNDP(Seating 2nd right)

    The event that attracted more than 750 participants was officiated by Hon. John Vianey Mongella, Mwanza Regional Commissioner.

    A cross of participants of the workshop

    The workshop disseminated findings of the studies and pilot projects which are implemented in six selected districts i.e Nyasa, Ileje, Ikungi, Bukoba Rural, Sengerema and Bunda. The pilot projects are implemented by Champions in the selected districts and National Service (JKT) with the support from UNDP/UNEP and The Government of Tanzania.

    The workshop featured seven presentations and testimonies from the following areas;

    • Green House & Entrepreneurship)
    • Hydroponic fodder and vegetable
    • Azolla- Animal food & Bio- fertilizer Poultry
    • Modern beekeeping
    • Fish farming(Fish Caging and ponds)
    • Aquaponic

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    Last updated on 2016-08-30

ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)