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Cover for Climate change impacts and sustainability: ecosystems of Tanzania.

This book presents the current state of research at the University of Dar es Salaam linking climate change and ecosystems' integrity in the tropics with particular focus on Tanzania. The focus of the book is on the implications of climate change on various aspects of economic endeavour - from...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.; Mabhuye, E. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book
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Cover for Living and responding to climate variability and change among coffee and banana farmers in the highlands of Moshi rural district, Tanzania.

The study aimed at exploring perceived impacts of climate variability on coffee and banana farming and community responses in the highlands of Moshi Rural District. A socio-economic survey employing qualitative and quantitative research approaches was used. Data were collected using questionnaires, ...

Author(s)
Temba, P. L.; Pauline, N. M.; Ndaki, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava as an adaptation crop to climate variability and change in coastal areas of Tanzania: a case of the Mkuranga district.

This study was carried out in two villages, Kizapala and Kazole, of the Mkuranga District, in the Coast Region of Tanzania. The objective of the study was to establish the role of cassava as an adaptation crop to the changing climate and household food security. Primary data were obtained using...

Author(s)
Mbwambo, N. A.; Liwenga, E. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessment of socio-ecological resilience of agropastoralists to climate change and variability impacts in Bariadi district, Tanzania.

In developing countries like Tanzania, societal vulnerability to the risks of climate change and variability (CC&V) exacerbate ongoing social and economic challenges because people's livelihoods are largely dependent on resources that are sensitive to climate change such as agriculture....

Author(s)
Cyrilo, E.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Tanzania.

This chapter discusses the importance of agriculture in Tanzania, as well as the agroecological zones (AEZ), and the current soil fertility management in the region. The chapter then provides the results of the diagnosis of nutrient deficiencies in Tanzania. Further, the chapter presents...

Author(s)
Senkoro, C. J.; Ley, G. J.; Marandu, A. E.; Wortmann, C.; Mzimbiri, M.; Msaky, J.; Umbwe, R.; Lyimo, S. D.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The performance of bean improvement programmes in sub-Saharan Africa from the perspectives of varietal output and adoption.

This chapter focuses on the importance of beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) in area and production in Burundi, Congo Democratic Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Data on bean cultivar output and adoption in these countries is also presented.

Author(s)
Muthoni, R. A.; Andrade, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effectiveness of potato and sweetpotato improvement programmes from the perspectives of varietal output and adoption in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter focuses on the importance of potato production in Burundi, Congo Democratic Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda and sweet potato production in Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The importance of the dissemination of improved potato...

Author(s)
Labarta, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Inland valleys: Africa's future food baskets.

This chapter focuses on how inland valleys can be efficiently and sustainably used to improve rice production in African countries, such as Tanzania, Burkina Faso and Nigeria.

Author(s)
Rodenburg, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Can small still be beautiful? Moving local sweetpotato seed systems to scale in sub-Saharan Africa.

In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), a range of farmer-based practices for the conservation and multiplication of sweetpotato planting material has evolved. In bimodal rainfall areas, sequential planting ensures that a ware crop is in the ground for most of the year, and vines are harvested from one crop...

Author(s)
McEwan, M.; Almekinders, C.; Abidin, P. E.; Andrade, M.; Carey, E. E.; Gibson, R. W.; Naico, A.; Namanda, S.; Schulz, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
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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