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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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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 Financing agricultural research by producers' organizations in Africa.

This chapter draws from available literature as well as from a few African case studies to lay out the main issues and to suggest some lessons that may be useful to policy makers in implementing producer funding of agricultural research. Economic arguments for and against producer funding are...

Author(s)
Kangasniemi, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Participation in agricultural research planning.

Participation in agricultural research planning can improve the relevance, representativeness, equity insight and ownership of the research process. The different types of participation are reviewed and factors affecting the quality of results are outlined including choice of type of stakeholders...

Author(s)
Sperling, L.; Ashby, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994017)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Some dimensions of the organization of FSR.

This chapter has three contributions looking at different dimensions of the organization and management of farming systems research (FSR). The first contribution traces the history of the institutionalization of FSR in Tanzania and concludes with an analysis of the reasons for the slow progress....

Author(s)
Stroud, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994055)
Type
Book chapter

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