Beyond Financial Services

Combining Savings Groups with Agricultural Marketing in Tanzania


Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)


April 2011 


Ben Fowler
Candace Nelson

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Thumbnail 8This case study reviews a chickpea production and marketing project implemented by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in the Mwanza region of northern Tanzania. The project facilitated agricultural production and marketing support to savings groups comprised of chickpea farmers. This document presents the preliminary findings of the project in an effort to explore the   sustainability and replicability of this integrated model.

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