In Tanzania, Mviwata has been supporting the development of agricultural commodity bulk markets in various regions for more than ten years, in order to enhance market access for small scale farmers and improve trade conditions to their benefit.
This report presents:
- the main findings of the study of Mviwata-managed district bulk-market pilot experience, carried out from April to September 2014;
- the synthesis of four studies conducted in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda from July 2014 to March 2014 that aimed at a) evaluating the relevance of scaling-up this experience in theses countries,, taking into account their own specificities, b) identifying under which conditions such experience could be successful.
This study was conducted studies as part of INVOLVE project (Involving small scale farmers in policy dialogue and monitoring for improved food security in the East African Region).