Kilimo Timilifu is registered in Tanzania as a non-profit company.

Problem & Response

The Problem Agriculture accounts for 30% of the GDP and 80% of the labor force in Tanzania with a population of 53 million. 70% of the Agricultural GDP is produced by women. Over 46% of the population lives below the extreme poverty threshold of $1.90 a day.  Approximately 35% of the population is lacking nutritional … Continue reading Problem & Response

Vision & Strategy

Vision: To be a great promoter of commerce as a viable strategy for poverty reduction and improvement of livelihoods in rural communities through agricultural development and small scale industrialization. Mission: To add value and create market linkages for small scale farmers, training in Conservation Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Entrepreneurship. Strategy: The Problem: Historically, Tanzanians have … Continue reading Vision & Strategy

Who we are

  TIM TANNER, Chief Executive Officer  Tim has a degree in Computer Science, and certificates in Conservation Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies.  Tim was born in and grew up in Tanzania and has worked as a volunteer in East Africa for 25+ years in various capacities.   MWASSA JINIGI, Director of Operations Mwassa is a retired lawyer … Continue reading Who we are

Where we are

Kilimo Timilifu is located in the Village of Mchinga, in the Lindi Region of Tanzania along the Southern coast. Mchinga village is ideally suited for our goal of empowering the south coastal regions of Tanzania with Conservation Agriculture and Appropriate Technology skills. Our location, in a rain fall area of average 600 mm per year … Continue reading Where we are