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- DocumentTaylor and Francis Group, 2017This paper compares and contrasts two cases of smallholder-inclusive agricultural investment in Tanzania and investigates the factors that shape their vulnerability and resilience to risks and uncertainties that influence their performance and viability as a development strategy.Document
Food security in a climate perspective: what role could the private sector play regarding investment in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and ZambiaNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014The purpose of this study is to discuss different ways of implementing the "Food Security in a Climate Perspective strategy 2013-15" in relation to support to private sector development and public-private partnership (PPP) as regards agriculture, climate change and food seDocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015This report presents final findings from the baseline data collection exercise conducted for Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Adaptation Programme in Africa. The GFCS programme, having a focus on agriculture, food security, health and disaster risk reduction, is implemented in Tanzania and Malawi.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014We use recent panel data on Tanzanian farm households to investigate how previous exposure to weather shocks affects the impact of a current shock. Specifically, we investigate the impact of droughts on agricultural outcomes and investments in children’s health, measured by their short- and long-term nutritional status.Document
Crop adaptation to climate change in the semi-arid zone in Tanzania: the role of genetic resources and seed systems2014Background Rural livelihoods relying on agriculture are particularly vulnerable to climate change. Climate models project increasingly negative effects on maize and sorghum production in sub-Saharan Africa. We present a case study of the role of genetic resources and seed systems in adapting to climatic stress from the semi-arid agroecological zone in Tanzania. ResultsDocument
Fact sheet. Project: P romotion and Intensification of Fruit Trees in Agricultural Farm Lands for Mitigation and Adaption to Climate ChangeSokoine University of Agriculture, 2013The main objective of this strategic intervention is to reduce the impacts of climate change and land degradation on rural farm lands by intensifying the production of fruit trees. This will generate income and help farmers adapt to climate change.Document
Climate change mitigation in Tanzania: agricultural production systems in Njombe. Work report from a study in a high altitude farming area.2013In Tanzania agriculture is almost entirely driven by smallholder farmers still depending on the hand hoe, traditional rain-fed agriculture, and animal husbandry practices. Women account for more than 70% of the agricultural production especially food crops, and they play an important role in the efforts to transform Tanzanian agriculture.