The SARD-SC cassava value chain team in Tanzania will conduct a Training of Trainers/actors workshop for establishing Innovation Platform for the cassava value chain in the country. The event will take place from 15 -16 July 2014, at Cheyo Hotel, Kibondo district Kigoma, Tanzania. Expected participants are farmers, marketers, cassava traders, processors, NGOs involved in the dissemination of cassava awareness programs, government ooficials, researchers and other participants working to ensure cassava becomes a cash crop in the country.
Between 40 and 45 participants from different project zones of Kigoma, Dodoma, Zanzibar and East coast of Tanzania will attend the workshop. One of the objectives of the training is to enable the trained actors reach out to participants in the Cassava Value Chain in the project areas, be aware of the importance of establishing an innovation platform of these stakeholders for a successful cassava value addition, towards making cassava a commodity crop in Africa. After this training, the Innovation platform in the different project zones will also be launched.