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The role of gender in the Tanzanian horticulture sector

In Tanzania, women and youth are active participants in the agriculture sector, making significant contributions to the sector’s growth. However, the country’s progress towards gender parity across critical areas of life is still at the disadvantage of women. This document shares Farm Africa's learning from its DECIDE horticulture programme, which has been working with 55 small and medium enterprises (56% women-led) in the Tanzanian horticultural sector.

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Land Management in the Central Rift Valley

This booklet features 12 stories from the Central Rift Valley Landscape Management project, which ran from 2019 to 2022. Funded by Sida, the project was delivered by a consortium of organisations including Farm Africa (lead), SOS Sahel Ethiopia, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Population, Health, and Environment Ethiopia Consortium (PHE EC), and Sustainable Environment and Development Action (SEDA).

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This is Farm Africa

A short overview of Farm Africa's work in eastern Africa, boosting agriculture and protecting the environment.

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Virunga coffee

Farmers in Virunga, DR Congo are producing some of the world's best coffee. But poor farming practices, processing and lack of market channels have, until now, limited sales and kept growers’ incomes low. By unleashing the potential of two coffee cooperatives, this project will boost the livelihoods of over 7,000 coffee farming families living on the border of Virunga National Park, reducing pressure on the park’s resources and lifting people out of poverty.

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Regenerative Agriculture factsheet

A comprehensive overview of Farm Africa's Regenerative Agriculture project in Embu and Tharaka-Nithi counties in Kenya, funded by the IKEA Foundation through AGRA. 

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Available Financing Options for MSMEs in Tanzania

An overview of the challenges micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) face accessing finance in Tanzania, with recommendations on how the situation can be improved.

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Farm Africa response to the Core Carbon Principles proposed by the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM)

This PDF is the response Farm Africa submitted in September 2022 to a public consultation on the draft Core Carbon Principles (CCPs) and Assessment Framework (AF) being developed by the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM)’s Expert Panel. 

The CCPs and AF will set new threshold standards for high-quality carbon credits, provide guidance on how to apply the CCPs, and define which carbon-crediting programmes and methodology types are CCP-eligible.

The Core Carbon Principles and Assessment Framework will be issued in Q4 2022, following the public consultation, which launched in July 2022.

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Ethiopia Strategy 2021-2025

A five year strategic plan for Farm Africa's Ethiopia team which contribute to the overall objectives found in Farm Africa's 2021-2015 strategy. 

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Making Forests Sustainable - Lessons learnt from the Bale Eco-region REDD+ project, Ethiopia

Between 2012 and 2021, Farm Africa worked with the NGO SOS Sahel Ethiopia, with funding from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ethiopia, to deliver a REDD+ project that lowers greenhouse gas emissions by reducing deforestation in the Bale Eco-region, while also boosting the livelihoods of local communities living in poverty. This document presents key lessons generated by the Phase II of the project, which ran from 2016 to 2021.

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Quality Declared Seed

A report on various seed systems in eastern Africa and how a Quality Declared Seed (QDS) system can help farmers increase their yields and productivity, with case studies from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.

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