Tanzania's National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (Mkukuta II) recognises the potential of agriculture and calls for transformation of the sector. The national policy, Kilimo Kwanza, defines the approach, policy instruments and strategic interventions. It aims to increase production and add value to products locally, to create more employment and substantially reduce poverty.
The Agriculture Markets Development Trust (AMDT) works so that the incomes and employment opportunities of poor women, men and young people are increased in agricultural Value Chains in Tanzania. It aims to achieve this through two key outcomes: