The latest news about SME Impact Fund, impact investing and agricultural development in East Africa. Read the interviews with agricultural Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs): what are the challenges and opportunities they face as entrepreneur in Tanzania?    

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    Agricultural SMEs hold key to economic growth of Tanzania
    With more than two-thirds of Africa’s sub-Saharan population depending on agriculture for their livelihoods, agriculture is central to Read more

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    Sustainable growth potential of Tanzania’s agriculture
    Nowhere in Tanzania is the potential for sustainable development of agriculture greater than in the southern region due to its good soil and Read more

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    Manager SME Impact Fund wins award
    Robert Lukumay, manager SME Impact Fund, has won this year’s Tanzania Young Professionals Award, due to his efforts to improve th Read more

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    Robert Lukumay nominated for Tanzania Young Professionals Awards
    Robert Lukumay, manager SME Impact Fund, is nominated for this year’s Tanzania Young Professionals Awards, due to his efforts to Read more

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    ‘Business Development Services (BDS) for SMEs’ project kicked off
    After a month of intensive training, 4 new Business Development Services (BDS) advisors have travelled to Central Tanzania (Singidi and Kond Read more

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    Update portfolio development of SME Impact Fund - January 2015
    Our Investment Committee has approved one new loan proposal in December 2014.  After meeting the pre-disbursement conditions this Banan Read more