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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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