WFP Tanzania (IFC-601448)

  • Tanzania
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 18, 2016
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WFP Farm to Market Alliance
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.54 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Sep 14, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 30, 2017

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Project Description
The IFC Advisory Services project is part of the IFC contribution to the WFP Farm to Market Alliance (FTMA) in Tanzania. Increased Tanzanian maize supply by smallholder farmers will be achieved by modernizing and developing local maize supply chains through interventions at two levels: (1) Improving the professionalism of farmer organisations so that they can function more effectively as businesses and provide better services to their members and thereby become more reliable performers in the FTMA maize and soy supply chains. (2) Improving the productivity of smallholder farmers in Tanzania- many of whom are close to or below the poverty line. The project will introduce a productivity package to farmers comprising: improved seed, fertilizer and training in Good Agricultural Practices. The combination of these interventions is expected to double average smallholder yields while strengthening the links between farmer organizations and maize market offtakers.
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