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Overview of GISAIA/Tanzania

GISAIA/Tanzania consists of two main components:

Component 1: Policy Analysis & Capacity Building within DPP/MAFC Demand-driven technical assistance in agricultural policy analysis and capacity building within and for the Directorate of Policy/Planning (DPP) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives (MAFC) of Tanzania; and policy coordination within MAFC, across ag sector line ministries, and between MAFC and the Policy Analysis Group (primary suppliers of ag policy analysis that are outside of MAFC).

Component 2: MSU/Sokoine collaborative empirical research and policy outreach on strategies to promote the sustainable intensification of smallholder maize & rice production Empirical research and policy outreach by MSU faculty members in collaboration with faculty from the Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness (DAEA) at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) on several of the key GISAIA themes: to better understand the underlying policy, community and/or farm-level constraints to sustainable intensification of smallholder maize and rice production in Tanzania and to actively engage in policy outreach to disseminate analytical results to various ag sector stakeholders so as to inform on-going and country-relevant ag policy debates and/or emerging issues.

Policy Engagement Outreach Contributions

Research Reports

Policy Briefs

Journal Articles

Press Reports

(Views expressed by the correspondents do not necessarily reflect the views of Michigan State University)

The GISAIA/Tanzania Team