BENEFITS

Joining SUGECO provides you with important and valuable benefits:

Individual members have access to a number of benefits including but not limited to:

  • Subsidized capacity building courses on a variety of agriculture, agribusiness and entrepreneurship topics;

  • Land space at the SUGECO Morogoro site at highly subsidized rates;

  • Free technical support and mentoring on product development and marketing;

  • SUGECO’s innovative “incubation” program;

  • 11-month internship program in Israel and the United States;

  • Subsidized capacity building courses on a variety of agriculture, agribusiness and entrepreneurship topics;

  • Financial services including assistance in writing business plans and liaising with financial institutions;

  • Networking opportunities through access to a wide network of successful SUGECO members.

For our associate members, we provide:

  • Opportunities for collaboration in applied research and development within the agricultural and agribusiness sectors;

  • Opportunities to  assess challenges and implement interventions and solutions in the agriculture/agribusiness sector;

  • Opportunities to engage in dialogue and advocacy in order to transform the business environment into one that supports youth entrepreneurship;

  • Opportunities to network, collaborate and develop projects partnerships with the aim of strengthening entrepreneurship within the agricultural sector

SUGECO provides our corporate members with the following key benefits:

  • Creating business opportunities by introducing our alumni to you. SUGECO members can become your clients, partners or your buyers for your company’s business services and/or product.

  • We equip high potential entrepreneurs with new technologies that facilitate a high return on investment from entrepreneurial enterprises in agriculture;

  • We then link entrepreneurs with the private sector, and support business enterprise growth and development;

  • For financial institutions, we help generate a new client base through various financial arrangements with the public and private sectors;

  • Finally, we contribute to the creation of an enabling environment for agribusiness through advocacy, lobbying and partnership development.