Charting Next Steps for Improving Smallholder Farmers’ Access to Irrigation Financing in Tanzania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – The Tanzania 2030 Water Resources Group convened senior representatives from Tanzania’s agriculture, finance, and water sectors  to chart a path forward to make it easier for the country’s smallholder and emerging farmers to access financing for irrigation technologies. The move aims to improve irrigation efficiency while also […]

The Guardian: Linking smallholder farmers to financiers is key to achieving more crop per drop

NEWS SOURCE: The Guardian (IPP Media) BY: Mr. Japhet Justine, Managing Director, Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB)   Water is arguably our most important and yet undervalued resource. Not only does it sustain life, but it is a critical enabler of the activities that drive our economy. Agriculture, a mainstay of Tanzanian livelihoods, constitutes 30 […]

Vacancy Notice | State Coordinator for 2030 WRG Maharashtra Program, Mumbai, India

Title: 2030 WRG Maharashtra State Coordinator Organization: 2030 Water Resources Group/World Bank Contract type: Short Term Consultant (STC) Term Duration: 150 days Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment Location: Mumbai, India Required Language(s): English Preferred Language(s): Marathi (speaking and understanding) Closing Date: April 5, 2019 11:59pm (EST) Background/General description: The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) is a […]

Vacancy Notice | Partnerships Coordinator for 2030 WRG Maharashtra State, Mumbai, India

Title: 2030 WRG Maharashtra State Partnerships Coordinator Organization: 2030 Water Resources Group/World Bank Contract type: Short Term Consultant (STC) Term Duration: 150 days Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment Location: Mumbai, India Required Language(s): English Preferred Language(s): Marathi (speaking and understanding) Closing Date: April 5, 2019 11:59pm (EST) Background/General description: The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) is […]

Women at the Heart of Innovation in Agriculture

By Karishma Gupte, 2030 WRG Partnerships Coordinator, Maharashtra Program A study by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reveals that women could improve agricultural yields by 20-30 percent if given access to the same productive resources, such as modern inputs, technology, financial services, and training, that are available to men. In the Amravati […]