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    Addressing the Challenges of Counterfeit Agricultural Inputs in Mbozi District 

    Among several challenges facing the agriculture sector in Tanzania is low productivity, partly owing to use of counterfeit agricultural inputs. Despite several efforts, farmers still encounter counterfeit inputs in their ...
    Author: Centre for Policy Research and Advocacy (CPRA)
    Publishing Date: 2016
    Publisher: Centre for Policy Research and Advocacy (CPRA)
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Advocating for effective regulation of the Cashew Nut Industry in Tanzania 

    In the cashew season 2011/12 a serious crisis developed in the marketing of cashew nuts from Tanzania. In this paper, a total of 101 people were interviewed for this study, more than 50 studies were assessed, 21 statistical ...
    Author: Fitzpatrick, James
    Publishing Date: 2012-12-01
    Publisher: ANSAF
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Advocating for effective regulations for the cashew nut industry in Tanzania 

    ANSAF is an advocacy network that promotes dialogue and constructive engagement among sector stakeholders, analyzing existing policy and suggesting policies and practices around pertinent issues in the agricultural sector. ...
    Author: Fitzpatrick, James
    Publishing Date: 2012-01-12
    Publisher: Agricultural Non State Actors Forum (ANSAF)
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Cotton market development strategy for central Tanzani 

    The cotton sector is a major source of employment and income in Tanzania employing about 500,000 rural households. Production is primarily by smallholder farmers owning between 0.5 to 10 acres (Average 1.5 acres) prevailed ...
    Author: Busi, Mathias; Lyaro, Susan; Mato, William; Conrad, Heini
    Publishing Date: 2008-11-21
    Publisher: Rural livelihood development company
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Electronic Smart Subsidies in Agriculture for Food Security in Tanzania 

    Agricultural sector remains the basis for most Tanzanian’s economic activities as more than 80% of the population depends on agriculture for subsistence, employment, income and other basic needs. However, relative to other ...
    Author: Gabagambi, Damian M.; Mkangwa, Chaboba Z.; Kilave, Devotha B.; Kadeng’uka, Laurent; Mbanguka, Patrick L.
    Publishing Date: 2015-09-16
    Publisher:
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Enabling Reforms: A Stakeholder-Based Analysis of the Political Economy of Tanzania’s Charcoal Sector and the Poverty and Social Impacts of Proposed Reforms 

    This report aims at providing Analysis of the Political economy of Tanzania’s Charcoal Sector and the Poverty and Social Impacts of Proposed Reforms. Although charcoal is the single most important energy source for ...
    Author: World Bank
    Publishing Date: 2010-06
    Publisher: The world Bank
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Export markets for high value vegetables from Tanzania 

    This study centers around the potential for Tanzania to export high-value and baby vegetables, including snow peas, sugar snap peas, French green beans, and a range of baby vegetables, including carrots, corn (maize), ...
    Author: DAI, WASHINGTON
    Publishing Date: 2007-07
    Publisher:
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Fisheries value chain assessment, Bagamoyo district, Tanzania. 

    This study examines the artisanal fishery in Bagamoyo District, which is located just 65 kilometers from Dar es Salaam. Bagamoyo District has a coast line of 100 km and a population of 228,967 in 2002 (National Census). ...
    Author: Pwani Project Tanzania Coastal Management Partnership
    Publishing Date: 2010-09
    Publisher: Coastal Resources Center
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Flowers for food? Scoping study on Dutch flower farms, land governance and local food security in Eastern Africa 

    Many Dutch flower companies have in recent years established businesses in the Global South as a result of favourable climatic conditions, available land and water resources, and the presence of cheap labour. The current ...
    Author: Kirigia, Evans; Betsema, Gemma; Van Westen, Guus; Zoomers, Annelies
    Publishing Date: 2016-01
    Publisher: Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Food crops wholesale markets development in Mbeya and Rukwa region. 

    For the past decade MVIWATA has been involved in rural market development as a strategy to broaden outlets for food crops produced by small-scale family farmers. Among other things, this has involved construction or ...
    Author: Mdoe, Ntengua S.Y.; Mattee, Amon Z.; Gabagambi, Damian M.
    Publishing Date: 2011-10
    Publisher: Sokoine University of agriculture
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Food Crops Wholesale Markets Development Project in Mbeya and Rukwa Regions 

    Food crops wholesale markets development project in Rukwa and Mbeya Regions is a project that has been implemented by MVIWATA. The Overall objective of the project was to secure sustainable access to locally produced food ...
    Author: Mtandano wa vikundi vya wakulima Tanzania
    Publishing Date: 2009-12-22
    Publisher: Mtandano wa vikundi vya wakulima Tanzania (MVIWATA)
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    The fresh fruit and vegetable markets of East Africa: An assessment of Regional Value chains actors, activities and constraints in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda 

    For this report, field surveys are conducted in 51 aggregation and wholesale distribution markets in Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda. Input is gathered from key downstream value chain players to support desk research and ...
    Author: Chemonics International Inc.
    Publishing Date: 2013-05-29
    Publisher: Chemonics International Inc.
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    From a traditional bush vine fruit to a financial rewarding crop 

    This news article depicts different success stories in the passion fruit industry by Tanzania farmers. It details the strengths and shortcomings of the passion fruit value chain due to market gaps, lack of standards, and ...
    Author: VECO East Africa
    Publishing Date: 2016-09-02
    Publisher: VECO East Africa
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Guidelines for establishment of bonded warehouse in horticulture 

    The bonded warehouses are important tools in addressing the importation challenges of inputs for horticultural production and trade in Tanzania. The bonded warehouse is guided by the customs management act of 2008 and ...
    Author: Gandye, George; Mjema, Prof. Godwin
    Publishing Date: 2012-12
    Publisher: Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA)
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Helping cashew farmers to help themselves 

    Cashew farmers are poor and depend on cashew. Their market is at risk. Yet, their plight can be reversed, if what they need, such as training, access to input, access to efficient markets for their crop, and diversification ...
    Author: BEST-AC
    Publishing Date: 2008-04
    Publisher: BEST-AC
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Helping cashew farmers while adding value via processing 

    Cashew nut processing plays a pivotal role in a pro-poor Tanzanian cashew industry. However, it is underdeveloped and fragile. The current operating environment suffocates it with erratic policies and lack of support. For ...
    Author: Best AC
    Publishing Date: 2008-04
    Publisher: Best AC
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Impact of Entrepreneurial Leadership Style on Business Performance of SMEs in Tanzania 

    This study attempts to explore the extent to which entrepreneurial leadership style is used by CEOs in Tanzanian SMEs. The study also determines the relationship between entrepreneurial leadership style of CEOs and business ...
    Author: Mgeni, Tresphory Othumary
    Publishing Date: 2015-11-30
    Publisher: OMICS Publishing group
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Integrating the EAC cotton, textile and apparel sector in global value chains. Stakeholders perspectives 

    The cotton production and manufacturing industry plays an important role in Tanzania’s economy. It offers great potential for increased GDP; exports; farmer incomes and employment via textile manufacturing. Over the years ...
    Author: Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)
    Publishing Date: 2016-05
    Publisher: Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Investment opportunity in Tabora western Tanzania: Sunflower and groundnuts production 

    This report provides an insight of Tabora region, it provides detailed information on agricultural investment opportunity available in the region
    Author: Municipal Directors’ Office
    Publishing Date: 2012-08-04
    Publisher: Tabora Municipal council
    Language:
    Document type: Reports

    Overview of the vegetable sector in Tanzania 

    This report gives a brief overview of the vegetable sector in Tanzania and based on the information a commodity will be chosen as a pilot crop for developing a chain. The purpose is to support the development of a restricted ...
    Author: De Putter, H; Van Koesveld, M J; De Visser, C L M
    Publishing Date: 2007-02
    Publisher: Afriveg
    Language:
    Document type: Reports