Tanzania

Tanzanie

In July, a group from IDRC’s Board of Governors travelled to eastern Africa to visit some of the Centre's research grantees in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

The week-long visit, organized by IDRC’s Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (ROSSA) revolved around six themes that were explored via presentations, field visits, roundtable discussions with a cross-section of the Centre’s partners, and mini-exhibitions of agricultural based projects:

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Alors qu’en Afrique la communauté de l’agriculture s’apprête à converger vers le Forum de la révolution verte en Afrique le 1er septembre, j’espère que nous n’allons pas seulement discuter de ce que les femmes peuvent faire pour l’agriculture, mais aussi de ce que l’agriculture, et nous-mêmes au sein de cette communauté, pouvons faire pour nous assurer qu’elle rend service aux femmes, à leurs familles et aux économies.

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As the agriculture community in Africa converges at the African Green Revolution Forum in Abidjan in September, I hope that we not only discuss what women can do for agriculture, but what agriculture, and we in the agriculture community can do to ensure that agriculture serves women, their families, communities and economies.
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« Pour que les pays parviennent à des niveaux importants de développement économique et humain, il doit y avoir une certaine industrialisation », affirme Gussai Sheikheldin, titulaire d’une bourse de recherche du CRDI en 2016. Certaines institutions au sein du pays aident à orienter le processus. »

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“For countries to achieve significant levels of economic and human development, there has to be some industrialization,” says 2016 IDRC Research Award recipient Gussai Sheikheldin. “Some institutions within the state help steer the process.”

Public technology intermediaries (PTI), as they are called, have been an important part of Tanzania's national development efforts since the 1970s, he says. But while Tanzania is undergoing significant economic growth, the industrial sector is lagging. How can the country’s PTIs be revamped to spur innovation?

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