Trans-SEC - Innovating pro-poor Strategies to safeguard Food Security

The project aims at improving the performance of traditional food value chains in Tanzania by identifying and further developing upgrading strategies along different food chains. The work hereby focuses on analysing policies and institutions which influence food value chain development, innovation processes and up-scaling of the developed strategies.

Projektleitung:
Raoul Herrmann

Finanzierung:
Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

Status:
2013 - 2018 / Laufend

Kooperationspartner:
ZALF (Leibniz Zentrum für Agrarlandwirtschaftsforschung)

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Institut für Umweltökonomik und Welthandel, Leibniz Universität Hannover / Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

Projektbeschreibung

Promising upgrading strategies along different food value chains in Tanzania will be identified and further developed in a participatory manner and further adoption and up-scaling potentials and obstacles analysed.

The project involves about 60 researchers from German and Tanzanian academic institutions, national research and extension services, NGOs and the Private Sector incorporating various disciplines (agricultural engineering, soil, crop and livestock sciences, nutritional sciences, sociology and socio-economics).

The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) work focuses on analysing policies and institutions that influence food value chain development, innovation processes and up-scaling of the developed strategies. The research project will focus on two regions in Tanzania, the semi-humid Morogoro and semi-arid Dodomo region.

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