IMPROVING NUTRITION STATUS AND INCOME GENERATION THROUGH MUSHROOM PRODUCTION

IMPROVING NUTRITION STATUS AND INCOME GENERATION  THROUGH MUSHROOM PRODUCTION

PRODUCTION

The project is being implemented in four districts of Handeni, Karatu and Maswa in Tanzania. Communities were enhanced to construct mushroom house and supported all production inputs. More than 200 people were involved in the project in 25 groups each having one mushroom house as demo plots

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Mushroom house made by thatches and trees with solar drier (Photo; ECOWICE 2019)

The groups were also enhanced to produce mushroom spawn for sustainable mushroom production.

Mushroom spawn laboratory for producing mushroom spawn(seeds)

VALUE ADDITION AND MARKETING

In order to generate income from mushrooms, the groups were trained on value addition and marketing. They were enhanced to promote mushrooms in NANE NANE exhib  ition that helped them to increase number of customers

Group members packing mushrooms in quality packages

Mushroom packages ready for selling

Group members selling mushroom products during NANENANE Exhibitions

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