ADC Tanzania Limited is registered and licensed to operate in Tanzania. The company is wholly owned and managed by Tanzanians. ADC Tanzania was formed to mainly serve and address the Business Development Service (BDS) needs particularly of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Cooperatives.
ADC Tanzania achieves this objective by working with Development Partners, Government and the Private Sector. For example, ADC Tanzania currently is in partnership with the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) for the implementation of USADF program in Tanzania. USADF is an economic development agency of the U.S. government whose program promotes the development of small holder agricultural producer groups, small-scale agribusinesses and SMEs.
ADC Tanzania has full time staff and also works with associate consultants around the East African region. ADC Tanzania is well-organized, managed and upholds good corporate governance principles. The company has a strong Board of Directors and is annually audited.
ADC staff and associates are skilled and experienced in Business Development Services, Access to Finance and Conducting Market Surveys and Feasibility Studies. ADC team is composed of Business Analysts, Financial Analysts, Economists, Entrepreneurial experts, Financial Management Experts, Marketing Experts, Bankers, Value Chain Experts, Cooperative Management Experts, Organizational Development Experts and Researchers.
Since then to-date, USADF has been satisfied with ADC performance in Rwanda, therefore contributing to their decision to award a Cooperative Agreement to ADC Tanzania.
USADF is an economic development agency of USA government whose program promotes the development of small holder agricultural producer groups, small-scale agribusinesses and small and SMEs in Africa. Since year 2013 to-date, ADC has been providing business development and advisory services to the Rwanda Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) through projects supporting the agriculture cooperative and SMEs in various agriculture value chain including: Land Husbandry and Water harvesting and Hill sides Irrigation and Rural Sector Support Project (LWH-RSSP); The ministry Single Project Implementing Unit (SPIU) of the IFAD funded projects, Rwanda Development Board (RAB); National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB).
Besides the work under the USADF Cooperative Agreement and under the Ministry of agriculture projects, ADC accumulated experiences in provision of Business Advisory Services also includes: USAID/ Private Sector Driven Agriculture Growth (PSDAG); USAID/ Land O’ Lakes, Inc. Implementation of the Seed Cooperative Alliance Project (SCA); Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), International Finance Corporation (IFC) through the Rwanda Investment Climate Reform Program.