Impact Ladder Summary

See our organization's profound impact on society, livelihoods, farmers' behavior, added skills, and the significant activities undertaken over the past 10 years. Through our work, SAT has brought about positive transformations in the agricultural sector in Tanzania.
The Impact Ladder graph visually represents SAT's achievements at different levels. At the Impact Level, SAT has successfully influenced curriculum and policy changes, ensuring that organic agriculture is integrated into educational programs and recognized by policymakers. Furthermore, SAT has made its Innovation Accelerator accessible to all stakeholders, allowing for collaboration and the dissemination of innovative agricultural practices. Additionally, the organization has contributed to raising awareness about organic agriculture across Tanzania.

Improved livelihood

At the Outcome Level, SAT's impact on livelihoods is evident. A remarkable 97% of participants report an improvement in their livelihoods, including better nutrition, a 38% increase in income, improved market access, and increased farm biodiversity. Moreover, SAT has played a crucial role in reducing conflicts between farmers and pastoralists by 60%.

Environmental protection

SAT's influence on farmers' behavior is notable, with achievements such as the planting of 279,826 trees, managing 1,484 acres under organic agriculture, dedicating 37,254 acres to agroecological practices, and a significant 90% reduction in chemical input usage. Additionally, SAT has encouraged farmers to apply erosion measures, with a remarkable 91% adoption rate

Adding skills & outreach

The organization's commitment to adding skills is demonstrated by the training of 14 agricultural modules, equipping farmers with the knowledge and expertise needed to implement sustainable farming practices effectively.

In terms of outreach, SAT has reached and trained a substantial number of farmers. Over 12,418 individuals have received training in the field, while 6,913 have been trained at the Farmer Training Centre. Furthermore, SAT's monthly farmer magazine, Mkulima Mbunifu, has reached an impressive 90,000 farmers, providing them with technical guidance on agroecological farming.

Activities undertaken

Finally, the Impact Page highlights the extensive activities undertaken by SAT over the past decade. This includes 11 agriculture programs, 13 individual projects with a significant investment, 89 research initiatives in agroecology, and active engagement in 14 regions. The total investment in these projects amounts to 8.8 million USD.

At SAT we are committed to promoting sustainable agriculture, improving livelihoods, and transforming farming practices in Tanzania. We have become a key player in the agricultural sector, inspiring positive change and making a significant impact on farmers, society, and the environment.