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Tanzania

Enabling Growth Through Investment and Enterprise (ENGINE)

2016 - 2020

The ENGINE project will increase private sector investment leading to inclusive, broad-based economic growth in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT).

Overview

ENGINE

ENGINE is an acronym that stands for, "Enabling Growth Through Investment and Enterprise."

Goal

The ENGINE project will increase private sector investment leading to inclusive, broad-based economic growth in Tanzania.

Reach

The project will support the 60 business development service (BDS) providers through the development of an eVoucher platform and will will leverage the expertise of 24 North American-based business experts as volunteers in Tanzania.

Strategy

MEDA will be responsible to facilitate the growth and capacity building of a sustainable market for business development service (BDS) providers, resulting in at least 60 BDS providers becoming sustainable. MEDA will support the breadth of BDS services through the development of an eVoucher platform. ENGINE will also employ smart incentives to encourage BDS providers to work with women and youth-owned small-medium entrepreneurs (SMEs). Finally, MEDA will leverage the expertise of 24 North American-based business experts as volunteers in Tanzania.

Funder

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Project undertaken with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).