Empowering farming women through tourism in Tanzania

empowering women through tourism in Tanzania

“The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report that most people living in rural areas of Tanzania remain extremely poor. The agricultural sector, composed of a majority of smallholders, is still in need of investment and modernization.

Interestingly, the farmers have no direct link to the hotels and lodges and are not integrated into the supply chain.

Following extensive research, Equality in Tourism has now completed the first stage of a pilot project to bring together all prospective partners that can work together to open up this market for the farmers.”

This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Equality in Tourism. To read the whole story, visit Empowering farming women through tourism: an equality in tourism project in Tanzania.

Travindy is an independent website featuring news and opinion on all issues to do with tourism and sustainability. Written primarily for an industry audience, our aim is to support the transformation of the sector into one that is regenerative, restorative and fully inclusive.

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