Improving the lives of the poor – stimulating growth and expanding access means – transforming the systems around them. Market systems development recognizes this reality and provided a coherent, rigorous approach to understanding and intervening in market systems so that they function more efficiently and sustainably for poor women and men. Market System Change is a change in the way core functions, supporting functions and rules perform that ultimately improves the poor’s terms of participation within the market system

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Local potentials and limits for commercialization of small scale rural agro enterprises: The case of sun flower in Idifu village, central Tanzania 

This study assessed the potentials and constraints for commercialization of smallholder sunflower production in Idifu village in Chamwino District, Dodoma region of Central Tanzania. A household survey involving 70 randomly ...
Author: Begashe, Betty Amos
Publishing Date: 2017
Publisher: Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)
Document type: Research report

Market Access and Sunflower Marketing: Challenges and Prospects to Small scale farmers in Tanzania 

Using data drawn from a sample of 229 small scale farmers in Singida region- Tanzania, this article presents findings regarding an assessment of market access in developing countries like Tanzania, an imperative aspect ...
Author: Ugulumu, Enock S.; Inanga, Eno L.
Publishing Date: 2014-01-01
Publisher: International Journal of Social Sciences and Entrepreneurship
Document type: Journal

Investment opportunity in Tabora western Tanzania: Sunflower and groundnuts production 

This report provides an insight of Tabora region, it provides detailed information on agricultural investment opportunity available in the region
Author: Municipal Directors’ Office
Publishing Date: 2012-08-04
Publisher: Tabora Municipal council
Document type: Reports

Assessment of the Potential of Edible Oilseeds Produced in Tanzania: The Case of Sunflower and Sesame 

The report provides assessment of the potential of edible oilseeds produced in Tanzania. It provides an analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and constraints facing edible oil industry. Data mining, literature ...
Author: TEOSA
Publishing Date: 2012-10
Document type: Research report

Tabora, Tanzania: Potential opportunities for investors 

This report discusses some of the opportunities available for private investment in Tabora and the challenges that investors may face. An evaluation of the investment climate and resources in Tabora has revealed several ...
Author: Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG)
Publishing Date: 2011-06
Publisher: Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG)
Document type: Research report

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