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food truck in different neighborhood location to provide fresh food to locals

Delivery food service to hungry customers replacing junk food with nutritious food from organic farmers.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name


Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Small NGO (under 50 employees)

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

Organizing market days will require the cooperation of several major stakeholders. Weaving a network of partners will engage many groups and help scale the project to reach even more communities. 1) Local governments – Enlisting the help of local governments and leaders is essential to identifying and serving low-income areas. Local governments must be willing to provide low-cost permit incentives to attract entrepreneurs. 2) Businesses – Many businesses are unwilling to invest in low-income areas for several reasons. Permit cost reductions alone will not attract new business. Mitigating risk due to crime and profit loss is crucial. What can attract new business in the first place is the understanding that low-income areas still represent a large revenue and profit pool. By promoting mobile market days, business owners reduce fixed costs and lower break-even sales requirements. Market days also allow business owners to better align

Website of Legally Registered Entity


How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • 1-3 years

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?


Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?


Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

neighborhood with food

What country is your selected Place located in?


Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.


Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.


What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?


Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Families don't have the time to cook good food or knowledge of the life threatening issues of junk food. Currently an entry/mid level corporate employee spends 20-30% of their salary on 1 meal, Lunch.

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

The solution is to provide nutritious food

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

Provide balanced nutritious food that are: i. competitive in pricing vs Junk/Fast food providing affordability

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?


How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Website

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Hi inno s  - welcome to the Food System Vision Prize Community!

Thank you for submitting your vision for nutritious food in Tanzania. I noticed that a few of the sections are currently blank - you still have time to update them before the deadline on January 31st!

A few other questions and suggestions that might help to guide and strengthen your vision:
- It would be great to have a more in-depth description of the place and people. Since your Vision will be designed specifically for the Place and People you’ve selected, it will be very valuable to understand the needs, aspirations, motivations, and challenges of your Place and its People. You can find some inspiration and tools to help you with your research in the Vision Prize Toolkit in Chapter 3 under Tools of Transformation.
- How does your vision connect to other food system issue areas like technology, culture, policy and economics?
- How might your work today look like in 2050 if you were to upset the current trends and build a new trajectory for the future that inspires others around you to collaborate? To help you speculate what your future Vision could look like, you can find some guiding principles on Future Casting and inspiration in the Vision Prize Toolkit in Chapter 3 under Tools of Transformation.

I also wanted to make sure that you have seen our Food Vision Prize Toolkit with a lot of information, activities, and guidelines. The Toolkit can help you refine your Vision and make it more systemic, human-centered and well informed for the future. Here is the link to the Prize Toolkit:

Look forward to seeing your Vision evolve through the coming weeks. Cortney