Presidential Initiative On Banana Industrial Development
Research for Development and Value Addition

Value Addition & Quality Control

Functions

Being developed in two stages:

Stage I- At the TBI

  • Training of trainers in value addition to matooke
  • Pilot processing to stimulate the entrepreneurship in banana value addition-through bulk storage of both of Tooke flours.
  • Product development & alternative utilization of by-products of the banana industry.
  • Develop quality assurance and safety

Stage II- Community processing centers

  • Community mobilization, & skills development in Value addition.
  • Establishment of processing centers- dryers fuelled by biomass generated gas.