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Historical background

In 1985 there occurred a serious famine in many parts of Southern Tanzania including Mbozi district as a result of which the Mbozi District Council contracted a consultant to find out what was the cause and how best to deal with the same.  The survey findings highlighted low utilization of agricultural technology, inadequate extension staff and inadequate supply of agricultural inputs as the main causes. In order to strategically deal with the problem of famine, it was decided in a participatory manner to establish a development project to address the identified root causes – Agricultural Development Project (ADP) for Mbozi District was thus born (in 1986). This was done..

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About ADP Mbozi

Actions for Development Programmes – Mbozi (ADP-Mbozi) is a registered national NGO with its headquarters based in Vwawa, Songwe region. The organization was officially registered on 10th October 2005 under Non Governmental Organization’s  (NGO) Act number 24 of 2002, section 11(3) Act. Originally the organization was   registered under the Trustees Incorporation Ordinance Cap. 375 on 29th November 1995 after operating for ten years as an agricultural development project from 1986 to 1995. The organization is working in Southern Highlands of Tanzania targeting smallholder farmers, orphans and vulnerable children, youths, widows and widowers…

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