To stimulate private sector investment in developing low cost, clean energy and climate change technologies and services, such as solar power, biomass energy, irrigation and crop insurance products for small holder farmers. Every business supported by REACT must demonstrate a positive impact on the rural poor through increased incomes, employment and productivity or by reducing costs.
To catalyse private sector investment and innovation in agribusiness projects that are commercially viable, have significant developmental returns and wider systemic impact
Project facilitation costs covering planning, implementation and resources as part of ODA projects in Tanzania
To raise the income of 360,000 small holder farmers in the rural lake zone of Tanzania by providing support to farmers and the Tanzania Cotton Board to increase cotton yields each year
To support the improvement of the quality of education in primary schools in Tanzania and to increase the number of children, particularly girls, able to transfer to secondary education by improved teaching of early grade reading and numeracy.
To support innovative approaches to improving the quality, value for money and sustainability of basic services in the education, health and water and sanitation sectors in Tanzania
To raise rural incomes and increase food security by contributing to the improvements in the business environment for commercial agriculture in Tanzania(especially the southern corridor), as well as growth in number and scale of commercial agribusinesses and substantial improvement in the market operations of a number of agricultural commodity markets. The programme is expected to benefit 100,000 rural households by March 2015 and over 230,000 households by end of the Programme in 2017
AgDevCo is a specialised investor and project developer focused exclusively on early stage Small and Medium Enterprise agribusiness in Sub Saharan Africa. AgDevCo deploys patient capital and technical assistance to build profitable businesses that contribute to food security, drive economic growth and create jobs and income in rural areas and contribute to farmers’ resilience to climate change. It currently operates in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Rwanda, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
To provide support to the local government infrastructure development by improving access to markets by reducing transport costs. This will lead to an increase in rural income to 45,000 households by 2015. This contributes towards MDG by providing agricultural growth and underpinning strong economic development in Tanzania.
To support poor rural women by providing them with reliable access to a range of effective family planning services through mobile clinical outreach and by delivering more than 4.4million Couple-Years of Protection (CYPs) to over 1.1million rural women and adolescence girls. The project will also provide 30,000 women and girls with access to safe post-abortion care (medical and surgical) resulting in fewer deaths and serious complications) and at least 800 health workers will be trained to offer a wider range of contraceptive services. This will result in more than 916,000 fewer pregnancies and 2,300 fewer maternal deaths by 2018. The project will also provide around 28,000 women who have suffered sexual violence with support to aid them in recovering as well as helping them to advance their court cases, making the environment more supportive for women.