July 2018: PASS Trust and AATIF promote financing the agricultural sector in Tanzania

On 20th of June 2018, the Private Agricultural Sector Support Trust (PASS) and DWS, in its capacity as investment advisor to the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF), signed a partnership agreement whose main focus is to facilitate value chain financing covering the needs of agro-entrepreneurs, financial institutions (commercial banks, DFI’s, MFIs, SACCOS) and trading companies active in or serving the Tanzanian agricultural value chain. The partnership was kicked-off in a joint event which took place in Dar Es Salaam. Over 40 participants from PASS, AATIF, government representatives from Tanzania, Sweden and Denmark, local financial institutions and agri-business in Tanzania joined the event to discuss new opportunities emerging from the partnership.