AgriProFocus Tanzania

Making Agribusiness Work for Development

The AgriProFocus network is an international multi-stakeholder network with Dutch roots representing entrepreneurial farmers, private sector enterprises, governments, knowledge institutions and civil society organisations in the agrifood sector.

We are active in 13 countries in Africa and South East Asia, and link 22.000 agribusiness professionals worldwide. We are the go-to network for innovative entrepreneurs in agricultural value chains, that effectively link agribusiness and development.

We offer:


+ Change makers showcase portfolio
+ Network maps on specific trends, issues, topics identified by members or donors
+ Business 2 Network matchmaking events and activities
+ Online platform with member profiles and resource databases
+ Member coalitions and member partnerships around identified opportunities


+ Agribusiness Development Monitor
+ Newsletters
+ Innovation Labs
+ System mapping and gap analysis
+ Masterclasses on multi-stakeholder cooperation & system thinking


+ Bottleneck identification and joint analysis of what works and doesn’t work + Change Labs on key challenges, with reflection workshops, and scenario planning + Putting identified bottlenecks and opportunities on relevant (inter)national agenda’s + Policy Briefs + Annual Leadership Summit + Joint Campaigns

A dedicated team (see Who to Contact) supports the network and is ready to connect you to 25,000 entrepreneurial people from the agribusiness sector worldwide.We can help you with information, contacts and establish links with (inter)national businesses and organisations in our networks.

If you have any questions, please contact us through: / T +255 27 2543185 or +255 222600340. 

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AgriProFocus Tanzania @ SNV Dar Es Salaam office
Plot 1124 Chole Road, Msasani Peninsula
PO Box 3941, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 

The 2017 factsheet can be found HERE.

Shiitake Mushroom

Suizhou Mushroom Farming Co.,ltd is a China family-owned export enterprise helping local farmers distribute their black fungus products -Dried Shiitake Mushroom worldwide . Original source at good price .

Place of Planting : Yindian Town, 441300 Suizhou,China

Website :


Product Name Dried Shiitake Mushroom/Lentinula Edodes Mushroom

Latin Name Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing

Size Diameter 2-5cm

Moisture 13% max

Shape Whole

Quality Grade A, B and C

Type White flower shiitake mushroom, Tea flower shiitake

mushroom, Smooth surface shiitake mushroom, etc.

Origin Suizhou, China


1)Small bags: 100g, 200g, 300g, 500g, 1kg, 2kg, 3kg, etc

2) Bulk packaging: 10-25kg per carton lined with big plastic bag

3) Other kinds of packaging as per customer's request

Please contact me via:

Phone/whatsapp/viber : (+86)13477047653

Skype: ran060

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Exploring the potential of hybrid potato cultivars East Africa

Article by Food & Business Knowledge Platform

The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) supported a fact-finding mission in East Africa to explore the potential of the usage of hybrid true potato seeds (TPS) for this region, and to identify interested partners from both private and public sectors to support research, development and commercialization of this technology. The mission was implemented by Solynta and took place in six countries.

Please download the full mission report “Exploring the Potential of Hybrid Potato Cultivars in East Africa” (PDF).

A new hybrid breeding technology has been developed to accelerate breeding activities and propagation of starting materials. This technology enables breeders to develop new potato cultivars that are attuned to the needs of the local producers and markets, much more rapidly than conventional breeding. In addition, the high performing products are uniform hybrid true seed

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Hilda Okoth Owekisha Kwigizile this could be interesting for you.

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Watch out for these changemakers! Youth Caravan 2016. Mali

Very happy to share with you the video of the Youth Caravan that took place in Mali in November last year.  The caravan is a moment to learn, share and celebrate young entrepreneurs in agribusiness. While travelling from Bamako to Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina many entrepreneurs, organisations and farms were visited. A tight community of (future) changemakers was formed, that continues to meet and learn from each other today. 

Hilda Okoth Very interesting. OMARY A. MWAIMU, Juma Bruno Ngomuo, Marloes Philippo

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OMARY A. MWAIMU Very interesting 

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Daoulata MAIGA Merci Hilda et OMARY !

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Do you work in agricultural education, research, agribusiness or rural advisory? Scholarships are now available for ICRA's autumn courses!

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
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Geodata for Inclusive Finance and Food: let's connect!

On 16 February 2017, NpM Platform for Inclusive Finance, the Netherlands Space Office and Rabobank Foundation organised a conference on Geodata for Inclusive Finance and Food in The Netherlands. One of the important outcomes was that different stakeholders should be better connected.  

Recent developments in technological applications based on satellite data provide useful information to increase outreach of financial services to rural areas and for smallholder farmers. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs committed EUR 60 million for the development of applications based on geodata for the purpose of agriculture. 

The Geodata for Agriculture and Water programme (G4AW) is implemented by the Netherlands Space Office (NSO). Early evidence suggests that these applications offer great promise to produce a higher and more stable crop supply of increased quality. By this, the risk profile of smallholder farmers reduces which is a

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New version of 2-2 Trade Spreadsheets

February 22nd 2017 a new version 4-2 of the 2-2 Trade Spreadsheet was published HERE on the AgriProFocus on-line platform. 

This version 4-2 replaces version 2 of december 2016. Version 4-2 has some bugs solved and has nicer graphics to be copied from the spread sheet.

  If you have suggestions for improvements, please let us know!  

Improvements from version 3 were:

- lighter and faster response to input;

- published as excel template. When you open it, it produces a copy of itself. No risk of damaging the original anymore.

Best regards,

Rolf Schinkel

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The Requirements For The Technical Development Of Corn Grinding Mill In Grain Industry

CORN GRINDING MILL as a pillar industry of China's processing industry, in the tide of continuous development has made a very good market development, effectively enhance the corn grinding mill market competition status, speed up the national economic development speed. Throughout the corn grinding mill industry development, in addition to relying on scientific and technological means, but also have advanced guiding ideology, better guide the development of corn grinding mill industry.

In the grain processing industry, to promote the structural adjustment of corn grinding mill and industrial upgrading, improve the overall level of corn grinding mill industry development. Continue to develop corn grinding mill recycling economy, extension of resources processing industry chain, improve the comprehensive strength of corn grinding mill and continuously improve the comprehensive utilization level of corn.

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Janine Schoeman Dear Cindy, thank you for sharing the information. Please limit your posts so it remains interesting for everyone. Thanks in advance. 

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I am looking for improved cashew nut seeds for planting. Kindly contact me if you have them voice/whatsapp +256-793-200002.

Asante sana.


Introduction to Inclusive Business  - online course

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  06 June 2017, All Day Event
  Online course

Online course: Introduction to Inclusive Business  

The course is aligned to a number of existing activities done by MDF, CDI and the Inclusive Business Accelerator consortium, and is supported by the Food & Knowledge Business Platform. After the launch on June 6, 2016, the course will always be available on the platform.

Inclusive business refers to sustainable business solutions that go beyond philanthropy and expand access to goods, services and livelihood opportunities for low-income communities in commercially viable ways.

Inclusive Business ventures deliver high socio-economic value by engaging the poor as producers, distributors, suppliers, or consumers, and present an exciting opportunity for the private sector because they are good for business. A variety of commercial returns–market entry, market share, secure supply chains, product line innovation, and competitive advantage–all help to build market value.

Target groups

Since this educational programme i

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Agro & Poultry East Africa

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Rwanda
  22 May 2017 to 24 May 2017 - All Day Event
  Jubilee Hall, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

12Th Agro & Poultry, International Trade Show on Agriculture, Farming, Poultry and Equipment Trade Exhibition. The exhibition will be held in Conjunction with Trade Africa 17 from 22 - 24 May 2017, at Diamond Jubilee Hall, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
12Th Agro & Poultry provides a unique opportunity to expand your brand in one of the most astonishing business destinations in Africa. Tanzania has a huge potential for Agriculture & its related products as it plays a vital role in country's growing economy. The Exhibition would attract exhibitors from around 18 countries.
12Th Agro & Poultry attracts visitor from different countries as a mass visitor campaign would be launced to make a prosper event as visiting countries include Kenya, South Africa, Congo, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Botswana, Nigeria, Mali, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, UK, Germany etc.

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salacca is one of the fruits certificates IG (geographical indications) No. ID G 000 000 020, we made a variety of processed fruit salacca with export quality, among other things salacca chips, dodol salacca, geplak salacca, candied and pickled wet salacca, seed powder salacca and other salacca product.

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Maintenance Items In Daily Use Of Corn Grinding Mill

With the continuous development of food and industrial products processing industry, the application of CORN GRINDING MILL in the market is more and more extensive. The processing and sales of coarse grain cereals have promoted the development of the corn grinding mill industry, which has led to the overall development of the national economy. Corn grinding mill in the continuous development, continue to increase investment in science and technology to achieve better processing performance of corn grinding mill. The processing of corn is an indispensable part of life, which requires continuous improvement of corn grinding mill production efficiency, better meet the nutritional needs of people nutrition. The increase in the market demand for corn grinding mill has increased the its processing time and is likely to cause wear in long-term use. Therefore, it is necessary to maintain the equipment during the use of the corn grinding mill.

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Kenyan youth second in seeking side hustles in Africa


In East Africa, youth are more likely to venture into Agriculture to get an extra shilling, followed by ICT, entertainment, online business and logistics./FILE

By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15 – Kenya has the second highest number of youths with hustles at 40.8 percent, behind Nigeria at 44.4 percent according to GeoPoll Rapid.

In East Africa, youth are more likely to venture into Agriculture to get an extra shilling, followed by ICT, entertainment, online business and logistics.

In Nigeria and Ghana, the youth are into less conventional sectors than those mostly associated with the youth such as ICT, entertainment and online businesses. In South Africa, Food & Beverage is the more popular side hustle for many youth.

The report – which focuses on millennials in Sub-Saharan Africa – seeks to find out what makes African Millennials tick, also found out that, on average only 37 percent, have side businesses.

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Dorina Prech This is very interesting Alphaxrd Gitau. Could you share the link to the report too? Thanks. 

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Alphaxrd Gitau
There is the link to the source of information Dorina. I am not sure there is a report about it.

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Kopi Luwak Liar Robusta - Wild Luwak Coffee Robusta


Asal kopi dari Kabupaten Rejang Lebong Provinsi Bengkulu

Stock kopi ready, Jenis kopi Robusta, Green bean dari luwak liar

Telah diuji cita rasa oleh Puslitkoka: Kadar kafein 1,23% dan uji cita rasa total score 78.13

Harga nego


From  coffee plantation in Rejang Lebong Distric, Bengkulu Indonesia

Green bean robusta, produce by wild luwak, ready stock

Has been tested by Indonesia Coffee & Cocoa Research Institute (ICCRI): Caffein content is 1,23% and taste test score is 78.13

Price is negotiable

Contact through WA +6285268967141

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Asili ya zao hili ni bara la Amerika ya Kusini.

Hapa nchini zao hili hulimwa katika mikoa ya Iringa, Tanga (Lushoto), Mbeya, Ruvuma, Tabora na Arusha.

Kilimo hiki kinaendeshwa na wakulima wadogo katika maeneo yenye ukubwa wa kati ya hekta 0.2-0.4 pia kuna maeneo ya wakulima wakubwa wenye hekta kati ya 2-20. Wakulima hao hujishughulisha na kilimo cha zao hilo kwa njia ya mkataba na kampuni hiyo.

Hoho hutumika katika kutengeneza rangi za asili za vyakula ambazo kwa sasa hupendwa zaidi kuliko zile zinazotokana na kemikali na pia huongeza ladha na harufu katika vyakula.

Hivyo hutumika katika viwanda vya kusindika vyakula, kwa mapishi ya nyumbani na hata katika viwanda vya vipodozi kama rangi ya mdomo, uso n.k. Ina virutubisho muhimu vinavyohitajika mwilini kama madini ya chuma, vitamin A na C.


Hoho ni zao la jamii ya pilipili isiyo kali, tunda lake ni nene kiasi la duara pia linaweza kuwa lililochon

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Une solution efficace pour conserver la tomate pendant plusieurs mois

Une nouvelle technique  de conservation de la tomate  a vu le jour au Burundi. Il s'agit de la conservation de la tomate par la cendre, une méthode pas chère pour de petits exploitants agricoles!!!!

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Equipment for small & medium size Poultry Producers

HTS Consulting is the World-Wide exclusive distributor for:

- Poultry slaughtering equipment from Westerhoff Geflügeltechnik GmbH (Germany).

- Further we sell small, medium and large incubators and hatcheries from Europe

- Also we sell Feed-milling and -mixing equipment from Germany

- Poultry house equipment (European Standard)


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UR Scientific Conference Week 2017

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Rwanda
  13 June 2017 to 14 June 2017 - All Day Event
  Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village

The University of Rwanda (UR) is pleased to announce the UR Scientific Conference Week entitled: ‘Rebranding Research for Sustainable Development.’ The UR was established in 2013 by the Government of Rwanda from the merger of the nation’s seven (7) public Higher Learning Institutions ‘to deliver quality education and develop innovative teaching and research meant to address the problems of the population, the students, the nation, the region and the world.’ This conference provides an opportunity for scholars and stakeholders to reconsider the role of research in socio-economic transformation. In addressing the context of national and global developmental goals especially the SDGs, the UR aims to become both local in context and at the same time globally relevant.

This conference is expected to bring together over 1000 participants from around the world. Over 300 papers is expected to be presented.

Conference Themes

The conference main theme is "Rebranding Research for Sustainab

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