Joining SUGECO provides you with important and valuable benefits:
Individual members have access to several 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;
-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 to transform the business environment into one that supports youth entrepreneurship;
-Opportunities to network, collaborate and develop projects partnerships to strengthen entrepreneurship within the agricultural sector
SUGECO provides our corporate members with the following key benefits:
-Creating business opportunities by introducing our alumni. SUGECO members can become clients, partners, or buyers for your company’s business services and/or products.
-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.