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Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (SEED) in Tanzania

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A destructive cycle exists around the shores of Lake Victoria in Tanzania. Fish stocks have decreased significantly over the past ten years thanks to over-fishing. The local population has responded with intensified and diversified farming activities. In turn the nitrates and phosphates from fertilisers and sewage have led to a eutrophication of the lake including the spread of invasive plants.


To scale up a viable business model using biogas technology and to link it with micro and small milk and fishery processing enterprises in the Lake Victoria region