New Alliance Technical Report- Tanzania
Tanzania pioneering transformation through public private collaboration In recent years, Tanzania has become a pioneer in leveraging public transform its agricultural sector. This was initially achieved through the development of the “Kilimo Kwanza” (Agriculture First) strategy in 2009 of Tanzania’s agricultural development Growth Corridor of Tanzanian (SAGCOT) in May 2010, a public private partnership to put Kilimo Kwanza in action and catalyze responsible private sector investment in Tanzania’s southern ‘breadbasket’ regions. overall implementation of he Agriculture Sector. His Excellency President Jakaya Kikwete continued to champion the partnership approach on a continental level by hosting the first Grow Africa meeting in Dar es Salaam on 7 November 2011.
Supported by USAID, the Africa Union and the World Economic Forum, Grow Africa is a partnership platform that seeks to accelerate investments and transformative change in African agriculture based on national agricultural priorities and in support of the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP), a Programme of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), established In May 2012, the United Republic of Tanzania took its partnership approach globally. In collaboration with the G8 countries and 19 private institutions the President announced Tanzania’s engagement in the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition at the G8 in USA. In Tanzania, the government convened multiple stakeholders to develop a roadmap for the Framework’s New Alliance implementation in September steps through an agreed timeline committee, chaired by the Prime Minister, Accountability Committee (PAC)Government of Tanzania (GoT) established to monitor and report on progress.