A overview of recent engagements (2010, 2011 and 2012):
DfID: SNV Tanzania became partner of the DFID funded and KPMG operated Accountability in Tanzania (AcT) Program. Through AcT, SNV Tanzania receives additional core funding from the Netherlands Government to work on accountability and governance issues related to its programmes. Among others, AcT funding is allocated to: Rural Water Supply Programme, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools Programme, Oilseeds Value Chain Program; Red Meat Value Chain Programme and Biomass Energy Programme.
UNICEF: SNV has been the implementing agent for the UNICEF-funded partnership on developing and piloting the “WASHin school” guidelines. Until now, three Partnership Cooperation Agreements have been signed.
UNIDO: Within the framework of the African Agribusiness and Agro-industries Development Initiative (3ADI), SNV entered into a partnership with the UN organisation for Industrial Development (UNIDO) to upscale our work in the Red Meat Value Chain, especially regarding the functionality and alternative business models for district level abattoirs.
FAO: A first contract was signed with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation to support public-private partnerships to coordinate, plan and support food chain and business development in the red meat and oild seeds sub-sectors of the Southern Agriculture Development Corridor regions of Morogoro, Iringa, Mbeya and Rukwa.
GIZ: SNV signed a collaboration agreement with GiZ to research and document experiences about the functioning of Community Owned Water Supply Organisations (COWSO’s) and their relationship with Local Government Authorities. This includes the implementation of two joint pilot projects in Mbeya Rural and Rorya Districts.
ACRA: SNV received funding from the Italian NGO, ACRA, to carry out a validation and inquiry process to validate and share the outcome of Water Point Mapping in four districts of Iringa Region.
Oxfam: SNV received funding from Oxfam UK to carry out a pilot in Shinyanga districts on pupils leadership as a way of strengthening accountability in schools.
UN Habitat: From 2009 – 2011 SNV Tanzania received funds from UN Habitat to implement the Training and Capacity Building component of the Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation programme, covering four small towns around Lake Victoria. A proposal for phase 2 is currently under consideration.