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Enhancing the sorghum value chain in Tanzania

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Sorghum value chain enhancement in Tanzania

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Enhancing the sorghum value chain in Tanzania

  1. 1. Pamoja kwenye utafiti kwa maendeleo! Together for Research and Development lEithancinc: t 'ne sorghum) ralue chain klf; . n . %à [n [afafanua Dryland Cereals CGIAR .................................................................................................... .. r r r r . T? 'l' T 1' l. ,lrugra--uIIihnIuiLu-iar; Fiqh:Ilala”:xr-xālųr-liwlàts š . V . . . OPPORTUWITIES" Mvoid Irlslàlikflsiíl, 3 l SUPPLY 5::: i I Tdouglilnln» ;nroxoílIr-(ųôl Rínzáunā . usidiioilcíl *íllllmlllllglíbnl ' [>CONASTRAINTS7~ j' “v, h .: ....... .. , ............... .. , ............................................................ .. h Cultivars low potential L, "hnlā in Tíntñhm, F' Access to quality Seeds āunramnųgl Illlliílpll: tramu r. Soil fertility i " c. Striga infestation t”. Bird damage Ki Lack of information a lNlTlATIVES 'MPACTS Integrated breeding techniques@ -Ifl lmpimvnroíl 'kutanda ::Ilamciuoíl for lil: ?laphldiniznií , ni Käíáālldin :mail ,lla'lzlloxpll`nl=lul`g, 'klamelllhl ?tàmuql olu Integrated crop management [Ciillšhll flíšlâgčínug tlhišëlčkllā -wñtauvltvy ;mnunuzi-il tamam:: tu; Seed Systems l ilr ,arwa :dirai-Il hr;- tu: aliílldlran: Ji' "p, Output markets IC EXPECTED OUTCOMES , :manu: alimuua:: in ili:: ,um-na :maranųmignaų: :lolųlillllll :woman: Improved and farmer preferred _ varieties l, ir. ,c . Consistent engagement of HOPE ` project team led to inclusion of à" sorghum in the seed subsidy ) c.. scheme. Farmers get the seeds at gHVgj _ half the market price, A farmer buying improved o ~ ~ ~ ~ sorgh mseed: 'n Nk ng' facllttattng improved adoption. viuagël Tanzamg ” ' f v Timely access to appropriate a data and knowledge l. a ' Market Iínkages between farmers and food processors r The Hornessing opportunities for Productivity Enhancement of Sorghum and Millet: in 4; sub-Soharan Africa and South Asia or HOPE project is a joint initiative by IFPRI, CIRAD, ~ ` " NARS instltutes and universities in 11 countries, private sector and several other lncreased income research-for-development orgonizations, with support from the Bill @t Melinda Gate: Foundation. "Before the HOPE project introduced the improved varietíes, we used to grow a local sorghum variety called Kakela which took too long to mature, had low praductiv» j ` ity and hence low income for the family. We are now har- vesting up to 15 bags per acre which is a lot more than the 5 bags we used to harvest with the local varietíes' Daudi, a farmer v A Former Daudi Klngu in his sorghum form in Illnda Village, Iramba District, Tanzania ; HOPE project introduced the farmer representatives _i+_ to the processors and helped them negotiate ,vir _ objectively in assesslng the amount and price of “müë grain. lt also identlñed challenges and _ T* recommended solutions for farmers and processors. m* "ki,- 4- officials of Kwomtoro Sacco, Dunia Trust and lCRISAT-HOPE Project during the contract negotiation o" “E” “Y l” “""“E“5"'“”""" and public and private institutes and d . . . %f Dr 'and Cereals f, L organlzatlons, governments, and CGIAR y =, [CA RDA farmers Worldwide Prepared for the Consortium Board meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 17-21 March 2014

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