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Cover for Evaluating agricultural research and extension in Tanzania: the production function approach.

Agricultural research in Tanzania began in 1923 on sorghum and cotton. Since then, the number of research stations and institutions involved in agricultural research has increased. However, there are very few evaluations of the performance of agricultural research. This study uses the production...

Author(s)
Isinika, A. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for External policy impacts on Miombo forest development in Tanzania.

This chapter presents a case study focusing on the influences of external policies on forestry development in Tanzania. The specific objectives are to identify the main cross-sectoral policy issues, report any successful policy instruments in dealing with these policy issues, and make...

Author(s)
Monela, G. C.; Abdallah, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water rights and water fees in rural Tanzania.

This paper analyses the implementation and impacts of the new water rights and fees system in the Upper Ruaha (Tanzania), which encompasses farmer-managed irrigation through river abstractions, are analysed. The reasons why the Tanzanian government, as advised by the World Bank, suddenly abandoned...

Author(s)
Koppen, B. van; Sokile, C. S.; Lankford, B. A.; Hatibu, N.; Mahoo, H.; Yanda, P. Z.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932923)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A legal-infrastructural framework for catchment apportionment.

We propose a water management framework for bringing together formal and informal water rights and irrigation intake design to apportion water in catchments. This framework is based on setting and modifying seasonally applied volumetric and proportional caps for managing irrigation abstractions and ...

Author(s)
Lankford, B.; Mwaruvanda, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
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Cover for Agritourist farms and enterprises around the world.

This chapter examines the diversity, attractiveness and general principles of management of 22 agritourist farms and enterprises from different parts of the world, namely Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, UK, USA and Zanzibar. This chapter describes a Safari Park in...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wildlife.

This chapter describes the structure of the wildlife adventure sector and presents case studies from Tanzania, Nepal, Uganda, Botswana, Canada and Russia. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diving.

This chapter describes the structure of the diving adventure sector and presents case studies from Australia, Papua New Guinea, Zanzibar, Maldive Islands, Fiji, and South Africa. For each of the eight case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for East Africa: wildlife and forest ecotourism, the Maasai and community lands.

This chapter reviews community ecotourism ventures in East Africa located on Maasai group ranches in Kenya and Tanzania, at other local villages in Tanzania and on forest reserves in Uganda. It first provides an overview of ecotourism in East Africa and key issues for community ecotourism...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxin contamination in food systems in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Mycotoxin contamination of food systems is a major problem in many countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. Most diets in the region are maize based, but cassava, sorghum, millet and peanuts also are important. These food systems are susceptible to aflatoxins, fumonisin B1, zearalenone and...

Author(s)
Siame, B. A.; Nawa, I. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter

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