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Food reserves in tanzania ensure food security at all times

Food Reserves in TanzaniaEnsure Food Security at all times

National Food Reserve Agency

(NFRA)


The national food reserve agency in tanzania

The National Food Reserve Agency in Tanzania

  • Public Institution under the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives

  • Mission : Guarantee the National Food Security at all times

  • Establishment : 1st July 2008


The national food reserve agency in tanzania1

The National Food Reserve Agency in Tanzania

What we do;

  • Procurement and storage (Maize, sorghum)

  • Marketing (non-profit organization)

  • Modernization of operating systems

  • Utilization of modern management tools


Partnership with wfp

Partnership with WFP

  • Support the National Capacity Building

  • Implement safety net programmes

  • Reinforce Emergency response

  • Enhance access to markets for small holders

  • Implement WFP strategy in using food assistance to underpin sustainable hunger solutions


Partnership with wfp1

Partnership with WFP

  • Implement the ASDP and KILIMO KWANZAStrategy to promote best practices

  • Food procurement from small holders

  • Agricultural market development

  • To benefit low-income farmers

  • Combine WFP & NFRA s’ purchasing capacities to support sustainable development in food security and nutrition


What worked well

What worked well !

  • The Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing the cooperation between WFP and NFRA

  • Purchases from small holder farmers through the logistics framework of the NFRA

  • 80,608 mt maize purchased by WFP

    (33,000 mt in 2011 and 47,608 mt in 2012)

  • Rotation of NFRA stocks


What worked well1

What worked well !

  • Quality Commodity Trainings operated by the WFP P4P Food Technologist

  • Technical assistance for NFRA to enhance its role as the National Food Reserve Agency (400,000 MT)

  • Strengthen Emergency preparedness and response capacity through enhanced storage capacity


The challenges

The Challenges !

  • Put in place a new procurement strategy (purchase from Farmers Groups)

  • Secure stocks at all times

  • Compete with Private Sector

  • Respond to WFP regional food requirements

  • Modernise the operating systems

  • Increase the storage capacities


Beyond wfp p4p

Beyond WFP & P4P !

  • Mapping the Farmers Groups

  • Establish efficient M&E systems

  • Direct purchases from smallholder farmers

  • Promote Food Security & Food Safety

  • Increase the operational capacities to ensure efficient food reserves

  • Promote the integration of the NFRA in the Agriculture Development Strategy


Thank you

Thank You

Asanteni Sana


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