The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF); is an independent public – private financing institution established under the Trustee Incorporation Act, Chapter 375 R.E of 2002 in response to the challenges of catalyzing private sector investment in commercially and financially viable agribusinesses.

The Objectives of the Catalytic Trust Fund is to provide innovative finances to catalyze private investments associated with developing the agribusiness sector and the strengthening of supply chains encompassing small holder farmers and to assist with the initial costs of developing commercially viable agricultural businesses in the SAGCOT.

Financing is provided at a  low cost or interest free loans, repayable as soon as business attracts private finance.