The Second Agriculture Statistics Strategic Plan (ASSP II) is a working document that sets the roadmap to ensure the agriculture sector attains strategic progress for five years (July 2022 to June 2027). The plan, which is the part of National Statistical System guides the agriculture sector in providing harmonised, coordinated and quality statistics important for designing and implementing interventions and making appropriate decisions in agriculture sector. Likewise, this plan is a tool for overseeing the sector's performance in producing and managing key statistics related to agriculture. The ASSPII is an integral part of the Tanzania Statistical Master Plan Phase Two (TSMPII) 2022/23 – 2026/27, which also has put a special emphasis in reducing agriculture statistics gaps and further creating demand for such statistics to help the policy process and decision making.
The plan envisages contributing to the National Frameworks such as the Tanzania Development Vision 2025 through the Third Five-Year Development Plan (July 2021 - June 2026, Zanzibar Development Vision 2050 through the Zanzibar Development Plan (ZADEP) 2021-2026 and other sectoral frameworks. Indeed, a well-integrated system of official agricultural statistics into the National Statistical System is a strategic tool for contributing to the achievements of these key frameworks.