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Cover for Communication approaches for sustainable management of banana Xanthomonas wilt in East and Central Africa.

The East and Central African region has been devastated by a banana Xanthomonas wilt epidemic caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum. Xanthomonas wilt is widespread in Uganda, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania, and has been confirmed as present in...

Author(s)
Tinzaara, W.; Karamura, E.; Blomme, G.; Jogo, W.; Ocimati, W.; Kubiriba, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Status of coffee wilt disease in Tanzania.

This chapter describes the history of the coffee wilt disease (Gibberella xylarioides) in Tanzania, its geographical distribution, economic importance and control measures.

Author(s)
Kilambo, D. L.; Ng'homa, N. M.; Teri, J. M.; Masumbuko, L.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water competition, variability and river basin governance: a critical analysis of the Great Ruaha River, Tanzania.

This chapter analyses historical irrigation and river basin developments and narratives to demonstrate particular dimensions of water competition in the Great Ruaha River basin in southern Tanzania. Three interrelated scalar and emergent dynamic behaviours identified revealed as a part of basin...

Author(s)
Lankford, B. A.; Tumbo, S.; Rajabu, K.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935382)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecohydrology driving a tropical savannah ecosystem.

Managing wildlife and human needs for water in the face of pronounced seasonal and inter-annual variability of the water is the key problem to be addressed in semi-arid East Africa. This requires a sound understanding of the ecohydrological factors driving the tropical savannah ecosystem. Such an...

Author(s)
Gereta, E.; Wolanski, E.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930028)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The feasibility of small-scale indigenous fruit processing enterprises in Southern Africa.

This chapter presents the results of feasibility studies conducted for three non-wood tree product enterprises based on indigenous fruits from the miombo ecosystem in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. It is established that the key to growing viable indigenous fruit processing enterprises is the...

Author(s)
Jordaan, D. du P. S.; Akinnifesi, F. K.; Ham, C.; Ajayi, O. C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land degradation, ecosystem services and resilience of smallholder farmers in Makanya catchment, Tanzania.

This paper looks at how Makanya's (Tanzania) people coped with the two consecutive low rainfall seasons in 2005 and 2006, in terms of food security and food self-sufficiency. Focus is given on the role of local ecosystems in providing important livelihood services during this type of drought.

Author(s)
Gordon, L. J.; Enfors, E. I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933876)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coffee wilt disease.

This book represents a compilation of the current knowledge of various aspects of coffee wilt disease (CWD) including information about the pathogen and its management. It covers the status of CWD in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania; the socio-economic impact of CWD;...

Author(s)
Flood, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conservation and community development: the Conservation Corporation Africa model.

The realities of operating in any rural area in the world make it imperative for tourism operators to consider the local communities and their requirements as a priority for sustainable development. Impoverished communities often surround conservation areas and it is crucial to integrate the needs...

Author(s)
Carlisle, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990224)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Economic impact of maize research in Tanzania.

Maize was introduced in Tanzania in the 16th century but research on appropriate varieties and management practices did not get underway until the 1940s. In 1974, a National Maize Research Program (NMRP) was established to co-ordinate maize research. During 1974-1994 the NMRP released 15 varieties. ...

Author(s)
Moshi, A. J.; Anandajayasekeram, P.; Kaliba, A.; Martella, D.; Mwangi, W.; Shao, F. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic returns from livestock research and development in Tanzania: 1966-1995.

The objective of this study was to estimate the economic return to public investment in livestock research and development in Tanzania from 1966 to 1995. The supply response model was used to estimate supply elasticities for cattle and small ruminant meat and milk products. The results showed that...

Author(s)
Kaliba, A.; Fox, S.; Norman, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter

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