Many fair take place in Tanzania with a focus to link farmers to different input providers. However none of those fairs are organized by the farmers themselves. The menu farmers fair is the only one we know of that is by the farmers and for the farmers.
The 2018 edition of the meru farmers fair just concluded on 3rd November where more than 600 farmers had an opportunity to meet with different service providers such as input suppliers, advisory services, financial institutions and development organizations for business linkages, obtaining knowledge, developing skills as well as networking. Additionally, farmers obtained and enhanced their knowledge on different issues such as proper inputs(seeds and fertilizer), access to finance, access to markets as well as entrepreneurship through workshops that were offered as a side event to the exhibition.
Not only did farmers benefit since the fair also offered a platform for net... Read more
On 30th and 31st, AgriProFocus Rwanda in partnership with KAYONZA District, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Help a Child Rwanda, Rwanda Development Bank (BRD), ICCO Cooperation and World vision International Rwanda, organized "10th Agrifinance fair and Market linkage event" that took place in Eastern province of Rwanda, Kayonza district which is located in the center of the province and easily accessible. The main objective of the event is to address the information gap on financial services and to offer market linkage opportunities to the agripreneurs.
A two days event brought together different actors in agribusiness sector. These included farmers especially from Eastern Province of Rwanda, cooperatives, agribusiness companies, financial service providers and development partner organizations operating in Rwanda. The fair focused on information sharing, dialogue and interaction and connections between different stakeholders to add... Read more
Stawisha Ltd is a non-for-Profit Company that aims to contribute to the sustainable development of the agricultural sector in Tanzania. Stawisha is the implementer of the Centre for Development of the Potato Industry in Tanzania (CD-PIT) project. This project is a public-private partnership of the Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The United Republic of Tanzania Ministry of Agriculture and private sector from both countries. These collaborative efforts aim at; developing a robust, competitive sector, with focus on facilitating private sector sustainable development and creation of jobs; building capacity of farmers and companies in Tanzania involved in the value chain for sustainable potatoes production and marketing; creation of added value; enhancing sustainable business relations between Dutch and Tanzanian partners; and improve food security, more safe and healthy food.
Stawisha is organizing the... Read more
The Nane Nane (Eight Eight) Exhibitions are the largest agricultural event in Tanzania. From the 1st onwards, events are organized throughout Tanzania, culminating in the Tanzania Farmers Day on the 8th. As these are regionally organized, the different fairs in the different locations are representations of the locally dominant industries. The national exhibition will this year be held in the Simiyu Region.
Maonesho ya nane nane ni maonesho makubwa ya kilimo nchini Tanzania. Maonesho haya huanza tarehe 01 hadi 10 kwenye mikoa mbalimbali na kilele hake hufanyika tarihe 8. Mwaka huu maonesho ya kitaifa yatafanyikia mkoani Simuyu
Meru Farmers Fair organized by a Farmers led platform JUWAME, ACT, Fert and AgriProFocus Tanzania will take place in November from 1st to 3rd. This edition of the fair will provide a platform for farmers and various service providers to meet learn and establish business linkages aimed at increasing the productivity of agriculture in Meru District.
The theme is: Sustainable Agriculture for the development of Industries.
Why should you participate:
1. Learn more about existing and new technologies for sustainable agriculture
2. Meet and network with like minded individual in the sub sectors of Horticulture, Cereals and pulses, Livestock and dairy, and Coffee
3. Showcase your products and services to the public in Meru and its surroundings
Find the program HERE
Maonesho ya wakulima Meru yanaandaliwa na jukwaa la wakulima wa Meru (JUWAME), ACT, Fert na mtandao wa AgriProFocus Tanzania. Maonesho haya yatafanyika kuanzia tarehe 1-3 Novemba 2018.... Read more
SALON DU FINANCEMENT DE L'AGRICULTURE 2018:
21-22-23 Juin 2018 à l’hôtel du Cinquantenaire de Sikasso
Organisation des conférences thématiques (3 conférences thématiques d’une demi-journée chacune) liées aux questions brulantes du financement de l’Agriculture et sur des pratiques innovantes pour faciliter le financement de l’entreprenariat rural et la résilience Climatique
Entre 150 et 200 participants par conférence vont échanger sur les expériences de financement de l’agriculture au Mali, les innovations, le risque et la gestion de risque
Cotonou, Capitale économique du Bénin et lieu par excellence de rencontres d’affaires, sera en l’espace de 3 jours du 8 au 10 mai 2018, la destination absolue de celles et ceux qui croient au développement de l’agrobusiness par des entrepreneurs mieux éduqués financièrement.
Le thème de cette édition est "Stimuler la productivité par l’éducation financière"
- Espace conseils et B2B ;
- Sensibilisation à l’éducation financière ;
- Conférence et Panels ;
- Business Cocktail autour des produits financiers innovants ;
- Tribune des partenaires;
- Mini-foire ;
Pour en savoir plus, contactez-nous par :
Tél : (00229) 63 70 11 50 / 64 31 31 55
Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Venue: Muhanga, 24-25 August, 2017
Due to the information gap on financial services and to offer a market linkages opportunity in agriculture of Rwanda, AgriProFocus Rwanda organized this fair to improve agribusiness development by facilitating an easy access to financial services and business linkages between the key stakeholders of the Agri-food sector in Rwanda.
The two-days event brought together different farmers especially farmers from the Southern Province of Rwanda, cooperatives, agribusiness companies, financial service providers and development partners organizations operating in Rwanda for better information sharing, dialogue and interaction and connections between different stakeholders to address various key issues in f... Read more
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On the 26th and 27th of April 2017 AgriProFocus Uganda Innovation Communities on Access to Finance and Youth In Agribusiness (SNV, GIZ AGRUFIN) in collaboration with, the Northern Uganda partners; Technoserve, AVSI, Save the Children, Smart up, Action Aid, BOSCO – Uganda, WPDI-Gulu, NUYDC-LABRA, PELUM, YALI organized a two day Agribusiness Fair. It was intended to facilitate platforms for building business & market, brokering deals between youth Agri-preneurs and financial services providers and other value chain actors for improved agricultural production and productivity.
You can view the entire event in Pictures.
Click here for more information about the event.
C’est avec énorme plaisir que Prolinnova Secretariat International vous partage la publication quelques lignes directrices pour organiser une foire de l’innovation paysanne en français et anglais.
It is with pleasure that Prolinnova International Secretariat share the publication with guideline on how to organise a Farmer Innovation Fair.
Organized by the German trade show specialists fairtrade and in cooperation with their Ethiopian partners Prana Promotion, the premier international Trade Show on Agriculture, Food, Beverage and Plastics & Packaging Solutions and Technology “agrofood plastpack Ethiopia 2017” takes place on 3 to 5 February 2017 at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa.
Top quality exhibitors from 14 countries are ready to discuss business with more than two thousand specialists from all over Ethiopia and for technology transfer. The exhibitors come from Austria, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Kenya, Taiwan, Thailand, the Netherlands, Togo, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
Top institutional support agrofood plastpack Ethiopia 2017 is supported by the French association adepta, gi... Read more
Soil & More will facilitate a lecture at BioFach Fair in Nuremberg. Location: Hall Shanghai, NCC OstLecture: True Cost Accounting in Finance, Food and Farming. How the concept can work in practice
Prices do not tell the ecological truth. External costs shall be internalized, but how does it work? Get an insight into a True Cost pilot project which applies FAO parameters and the guidelines of the Natural Capital Protocol, and includes assessing and communicating the true value of sustainable vs conventional supply-chains.
BioFach in Nuremberg from 15th - 18th of Feb 2017 is the world’s largest organic fair and important meeting point for the whole sector. Here you meet and learn about the latest innovations. We are looking forward to see you at our stand in hall 7 - 304!
More information on the BioFach fair can be found on the website.
You will agree with farmers from Meru that the Annual Agriculture trade fairs in Tanzania that takes place every first week of August (nane nane) are more than agriculture shows as it comprises exhibitions from almost all sectors. For this reason, three years ago, Farmers from Meru District in Arusha Tanzania with support from the Access to input working group of AgriProFocus Tanzania formed a platform dubbed Jukwaa la Wakulima Meru ( Meru Farmers Platform). They thirsted for a farmer friendly agriculture fair. Good for them, they have for 3 consecutive times quenched this thirst.
The fairs aims at linking farmers to reliable agriculture input service providers as well as provide a platform where farmers learn. Additionally the fairs offer a market place for the service providers and a platform to expand their clientele through promoting their products. Parallel to the exhibitions, seminars and workshops are held on specific topics... Read more
Rwanda will participate in the upcoming 7th International Floriculture and Horticulture Trade Fair (IFTF) in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The week-long expo, that kicks off tomorrow, will attract over 500 sectors stakeholders, including farmers, exporters, investors and experts from across the world. The country will be represented by more than 10 local companies with view to position Rwanda as an upcoming flower and horticulture producer.
Read more HERE
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AgriProFocus Tanzania Ndani ya Nane Nane Mbeya
Nane Nane ni maonesho ya kilimo yanayofanika wiki nzima hadi kilele cha siku ya wakulima tarehe nane (8/8). Maonesho haya huleta wadau mbalimbali kwenye sekta ya kilimo kuonesha kazi zao mbalimbali kwa wakulima na wadau.
Mtando wa AhriProFocus unashiriki kwenye maonesh ya nane nane mwaka huu mjini Mbeya lengo likiwa kuhamasisha mtandao na pia kuelimisha wadau kuhusu jukwaa la intaneti la AgriProFocus na jinsi ya kulitumia. Tunapatikana kwenye banda la SAGCOT.
AgriProFocus Tanzania in Nane Nane Mbeya
Nane Nane is an Agricultural Exhibition, a one-week fair that takes place every year around this date [8/8] in varying locations of Tanzania. In the Nane Nane Agricultural Exhibition, farmers and other agricultural stakeholders (e.g., universities and research institutes, input suppliers or fertilizer producing industries) showcase new technologie... Read more
The organizing Committee of Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) 2016 cordially welcomes you to the 19th Rwanda International Trade Fair due to take place in Kigali-Rwanda from 27th July - 10th August 2016.
In the spirit of Public Private Partnership (PPP), Private Sector Federation in partnership with the Ministry of Trade and Industry have successfully organized the previous Exhibitions, the 19th is set to be even better.
As commonly known, RITF 2016 suits up for its 19th anniversary and leads a thunderous cheer for a vibrant business community that makes Rwanda and Africa as a whole; special, and unique, in many ways.
The RITF is a great opportunity for local and foreign exhibitors looking to invest in Rwanda to experience first hand immediate responses from domestic buyers in one location.
For more information, follow this link: http://www.psf.org.rw/spip.php?rubrique50
Are you into farming or supporting farmers’ agribusiness in Rwanda; and are you up for this exciting match making opportunity? Then this is an event you simply cannot afford to miss!
We would like to invite you to the “Agri-Finance and Market Linkages event” for farmers that will be held in Ruhango district, on 11-12 August 2016.
The event aims to bring together farmers from the Southern Province, finance service providers from Southern Province and in Rwanda, agribusiness companies and Development partners operating in Rwanda for better information sharing, dialogue and interaction to address various burning issues in farmer entrepreneurship, including Access to Finance, Access to Market, and Information on quality inputs and equipment.
Your benefit as a Finance Service Provider,
Processor, buyer/seller of
agricultural products and inputs
The event will provide you with a separate stand and logistical support to display in an attractive way
At the fairs in Choma and Chipata in Zambia, 15 % of visitors indicated to have closed a deal, e.g. 30 farmers in Chipata receiving loans from Vision Fund to purchase dairy cows.
Horti-processor Ronipam Enterprises was linked to Green Age International company at the horti fair in Rwanda. They reached an agreement to expand their operations.
More network results can be found in our Annual Report 2015! Click HERE
The Regional Finance Fair was organized with the Hunger Project, AMFIU, GIZ, SNV, Feed the Future, VECO and Financial Access. It attracted close to 400 participants and 30 exhibitors. A pre-event for 40 producer organisations increased their preparedness and confidence to interact with financial service providers. 15 of them made deals with Centenary Bank, Opportunity Bank and Pride Micro-Finance.
Since 2013 AgriProFocus collaborates with GIZ and Bank of Uganda to disseminate the Finance Year Book. The book features sub-sector oriented developments and information on the development of the agri-sector in general including access to finance.
During the Mbale finance fair, half of the first day was dedicated to disseminating this information in the form of a workshop.
More network results can be found in our Annual Report 2015! Click HERE