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Economic impact of maize research in Tanzania

Economic impact of maize research in Tanzania

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Published by Southern African Center for Cooperation in Agricultural and Natural Resources Research & Training in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Corn -- Research -- Tanzania.,
    • Corn -- Research -- Economic aspects -- Tanzania.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. Moshi ... [et al.].
      ContributionsMoshi, Augustine., Southern African Centre for Co-operation in Agricultural Research., Tanzania. Wizara ya Kilimo, Maendeleo ya Mifugo na Ushirika. Idara ya Utafiti na Mafunzo., International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB191.M2 E29 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 141 p. :
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3985831M
      LC Control Number2001314332

        This article examines the driving forces behind farmers’ decisions to adopt improved pigeonpea and maize and estimates the causal impact of technology adoption on household welfare using data obtained from a random cross‐section sample of small‐scale farmers in Tanzania.   Economic and Social Impact. The maize represents to all maize-based groups a source of life. Although maize is original from Mesoamerica, it is very adaptable to different weathers, and nowadays its consumption.

        More specifically, we analyzed the impacts of intra- and inter-seasonal fluctuation in temperature and precipitation on yields of maize, sorghum, and rice in Tanzania. For this purpose, climate and crop data at the subnational level from to were used in a mixed model statistical approach to examine overall trends and the differences.   Maize is a staple food in sub-Saharan Africa where 95% of the maize produced constitutes a significant part of the daily diet (Høgh-Jensen et al., ).It is the primary food and cash crop grown in Tanzania, accounting for over 45% and 75% of the total cultivated land and cereal production, respectively ().Over the last five decades the trend has been to increase the area of cultivated maize ().

        This study modeled maize marketing model in Northern Zone of Tanzania together with its store-time for household income optimization. The study has been conducted in three regions i.e. Manyara, Arusha and Kilimanjaro in the selected nine Districts basing on their maize production volume i.e. Karatu, Hai, Siha, Arumeru, Mbulu, Hanang, Babati and Moshi . Abstract. The author found that the evidence on the impact of the NFRA on smallholder maize farmers in Tanzania is scant. In terms of qualitative evidence, it .


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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 s. Ina National Maize Research Program (NMRP) was established to co-ordinate maize research.

During the NMRP released 15 varieties. Economic impact of maize research in Tanzania. The estimated rate of return for the maize research and development in Tanzania was 19%. This is a learning module-A Source Book. PDF | On Jan 1,Ponniah Anandajayasekeram published Economic Impact of Maize Research in Tanzania | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

Tanzania is attempting to deploy drought- and pest-resistant (WEMA) maize as well as brown-streak-disease-resistant cassava varieties. But little is known, contextually, about potential economic impacts of these crop varieties on Tanzanian farmers and consumers.

Request PDF | On Jan 1,Abiodun Obayelu and others published Economic impact and determinants of adoption of improved maize production technologies | Find, read and cite all the research you.

A total of US $ million was invested in maize research between and ; international maize research accounted for about 66 percent (US$ million) of this investment. Source: Independent Science & Partnership Council (ISPC)/Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) Br Learn more about our Key Project Partners and Research.

In honor of International Women’s Day, held March 8,the CGIAR Research Program on Maize (MAIZE) and CIMMYT would like to share some of their stories to recognize these women—and many others like them—and highlight the important work that women do in seed systems in Africa.

This is Zubeda Omari Mduruma, and this is her story. We find that although maize is an important food crop in Tanzania, its contribution to food price inflation is rather limited, and that banning cross-border maize exports lowers the national food price index by only percent compared with the free-export scenario.

A perception data for Ghana shows that there is a potential loss in maize output between 22 and 67%, an average loss of 45%, with an estimated economic loss of. cronyism and poor domestic economic management).

The decline in the GDP growth was sudden and severe, from 8% to less than -5% per year for the period. Because the period of economic expansion was much longer than that for economic contraction and given the stylized facts 2, the magnitude of the economic decline was unexpected and devastating.

Downloadable. The paper analyses the impact of agricultural technologies on the four pillars of food security for maize farmers in Tanzania. Relying on matching techniques, we use a nationally representative dataset collected over the period / to estimate the causal effects of using improved seeds and inorganic fertilizers on food availability, access, utilization, and stability.

In Tanzania, a National Maize Research Program (NMRP) was formed to develop maize production technologies and to educate producers through extension efforts. However, the NMRP, as other research and extension programs in Tanzania and LICs in general, has been experiencing financial difficulties.

Ex ante economic assessment of impacts of GM maize and cassava on producers and consumers in Tanzania. Despite agriculture’s key role in Tanzania, agricultural productivity has remained relatively low compared with that of most other.

Kenya impor metric tonnes of white maize from the region in the second quarter of Economy. All Stories. Economy Value of idle Safaricom data, airtime hits. Economywide impact of maize export bans on agricultural growth and household welfare in Tanzania.

A dynamic Computable General Equilibrium model analysis. Xinshen Diao, research results, events, and policy seminars. Goodbody S () Maize, time of planting: a review of recent work in Tanzania. In: Moshi AJ and Ransom JK (eds) Maize research in Tanzania proceedings of the first Tanzania National Maize Workshop, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, pp 2–10 Google Scholar.

African countries have liberalised trade during the past decade, research on the impact and true extent of the liberalisation is still ongoing3.

Also Tanzania’s economy has undergone an extensive market liberalisation scheme as a part of its structural adjustment programme since the ’s. In response to fiscal pressure imposed by the.

In the northern part of Tanzania the adoption of conservation agriculture has increased the production of food crop crops from an average of ton ha−1 to ton ha−1. Subsequently, maize yields. Milton Friedman, "A Theory of the Consumption Function," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number frieLevin, Jörgen & Vimefall, Elin, "Welfare impact of higher maize prices when allowing for heterogeneous price increases," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol.

57(C), pages Ivanic, Maros & Martin, Will, "Implications of higher. This study of the adoption of maize production technologies in Central Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 years.

Using a structured questionnaire, researchers and extension officers interviewed farmers in June-November. IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE TO SMALL SCALE FARMERS: VOICES OF FARMERS IN VILLAGE COMMUNITIES IN TANZANIA By Apronius Mbilinyi, Georgina Ole Saibul (PhD), Vivian Kazi The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) ESRF DISCUSSION PAPER No.

47 Maize is the most important food crop in Tanzania, covering 45% of the cultivated area. Maize farmers have adopted many improved maize varieties but different studies have produced different estimates of adoption rates.

A survey was, therefore, conducted in to estimate the area in improved maize seed, to collect opinions regarding maize recycling, constraints to. Tanzania’s Maize Export Ban and Heterogeneous Impacts on Regional Food Prices 1.

INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE Tanzania’s Maize Export Ban and Heterogeneous Impacts on Regional Food Prices Athur Mabiso Postdoctoral Fellow, IFPRI August 6, 2.