Tanzania

Vacancy

Youth and Climate Partnerships Associate (Fixed-term)

Burundi Kenya Malawi Nigeria Rwanda Tanzania Uganda Zambia Professionals

Seeking a grant writer and project coordinator with 3-5+ years of experience to ensure exceptional execution of a large and complex grant to improve our climate programming for youth and women.

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Farming futures: How youth are cultivating prosperity

In Africa, young people like Taifa represent a significant demographic, with 70% of Sub-Saharan Africa under the age of 30. As this new wave of farmers like Taifa steps up to inherit the mantle from their predecessors, there is a compelling need to encourage even more young people to embrace farming.

Vacancy

Global Client Data Analyst

Burundi Ethiopia Kenya Malawi Nigeria Rwanda Tanzania Uganda Zambia Professionals

Seeking an exceptional data and analytics professional with 3+ years of experience and a passion for securing bigger harvests, healthier families, and richer soil for East African smallholder farmers.

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How soil testing is helping smallholders in Tanzania improve soil health

Smallholder farmers are intimately connected with their soil, relying on it for strong harvests to feed their families and communities, and to earn an income. For this year’s World Soil Day, we’re highlighting how smallholder farmers in Tanzania are investing in their futures by taking part in our new soil testing and training offering.

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Why investing in variety is crucial for farming success

Meet Angelus Mwapinga, a 50-year-old farmer from Tanzania. Determined to send his seven children to school, he leveraged credit from One Acre Fund to buy high quality farming inputs leading to a 20% increase in his harvest. His success means that he has been able to expand his farm, now growing potatoes and fruit tree seedlings. Diversification like this helps protect him against climate shocks.

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Why healthy soils are critical to building smallholders’ climate resilience

Maintaining and improving soil health is essential to ensuring farmers can stay resilient in the face of increasing pressures on land and a changing climate. Healthy soils produce better harvests, meaning farmers can harvest more even on small areas of land, and healthy soils mean healthier crops that are more resilient to extreme weather events.

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Investing in a new generation of farming entrepreneurs

Our Executive Director, Andrew Youn, shares his vision on why investing in young farmers is key to addressing the challenges we face in agriculture today – from sustainably feeding the world’s growing population to finding lasting solutions to resilient, profitable agriculture.

Farm finance

The Case for Farm Finance

This report highlights how meeting the needs of smallholder farmers in farm finance can unlock agricultural potential.

Article

Turning the Tables in Tanzania

Kija hoped to provide a better life for her children, so she pursued the training she needed to succeed.

Impact study

A Decade of Measurement and Impact

This Comprehensive Impact Report aims to take stock of One Acre Fund’s M&E in its first decade of operation, highlighting lessons learned, methods we have refined, and areas for further improvement.

Agricultural innovation

PICS Storage Bag Scale-Up

 One Acre Fund Tanzania sought to encourage farmers to shell and store their maize early. One Acre Fund Tanzania performed several phases of trials with PICS bags, beginning with an assessment of impact and then moving on to adoption/feasibility.

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Taking the Market to the Farmer

Even when farmers have good harvests, a lack of market access prevents them from running businesses that truly thrive. Here's how One Acre Fund is solving rural Tanzania's market access problem.

Impact study

2014 Annual Impact:

This report provides a detailed breakdown of One Acre Fund's program impact by country in 2014