Entries by Natasha Skreslet

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 […]