The Smallholder Coffee Development Project (CODE-P) contributes to the inclusive and sustainable development of the coffee value chain for improved incomes and nutrition status of smallholder farmers, with a special focus on women and youth, in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.
By late 2023, the project had already shown the following impressive outputs:
- Production and Productivity – 17,023 farmers of whom 13,122 are adults and 3,904 are youths.
- Post-harvest Management – 23,618 farmers of whom 11,223 are adults and 12,395 are youths.
- Financial Inclusion – 19,582 farmers of whom 10,240 are adults and 9,432 are youths.
- 90 coffee primary cooperatives have been reached with rehabilitation of 60 Central Pulping Units (CPUs).
- The project has supported 75 government extension officers with training on Sustainable Agriculture Land Management practices and other sustainable coffee farming techniques.
- The project has strengthened collaboration and coordination of coffee value chain actors to improve the performance of the coffee subsector.