The assessment of the policies, strategies, legislation, regulation and functioning of the cashew market in Tanzania is framed within the impact of the overall competitiveness of the sector. In doing so it is important to recognise that the cashew sector throughout Africa is in fact two chains which do not always operate in a cohesive manner but which are really only linked at one end the farm gate and at the other on the retail shelf.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2012Tanzania
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Tanzania
In light of persisting land use conflicts and marginal productivity on village lands, a research in the captioned topic was deemed necessary. This report makes a review of policies on land and livestock agriculture behind the backdrop of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, policies on land and agriculture, and aspirations for land reform. Violations in land rights and prevailing tenure insecurity lasting for decades have skewed mindsets of many users and the land administrators. Policy implementation and enforcement are in dire need of enhancement.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2011Tanzania
The Agriculture Sector Development Programme (ASDP) is a Sector Programme largely implemented at the district level through the District Agricultural Development Plans (DADPs) as an integral part of the District Development Plan (DDP). The government also works at the national level through the Agriculture Sector Lead Ministries (ASLMs) to deal with issues such as fertiliser subsidies, large irrigation schemes, research and development, regulation and coordination as well as quality assurance.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2011Tanzania
Climate change and its implications on development in Tanzania should not be understated or ignored. Instead, discussions on our changing climate should begin with the recognition that climate change is undermining efforts to eradicate poverty. Yet, scientific complexities, jargon, uncertainties and debate have led to a general lack of understanding and confusion on how to address a changing climate, including policy prescriptions.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Tanzania, Southern Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Africa
Rapid growth of emerging economies, emerging interest in biofuels as an alternative to fossil fuels and recent volatility in commodity prices have led to a marked increase in the pace and scale of foreign and domestic investment in landbased enterprises in the global South. Emerging evidence of the negative social and environmental effects of these large-scale land transfers and growing concern from civil society have placed ‘global land grabs’ firmly on the map of global land use change and public discourse. Yet what are the processes involved in these large-scale land transfers?
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Rwanda, Morocco, Kenya, Libya, Somalia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, South Africa, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Sudan, Africa
In cooperation with the Government of Ethiopia, the Subregional Office of Eastern Africa (SFE) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) introduced a parasitic wasp to control a fast-spreading aphid pest infestation threatening to destroy cypress tree plantations in parts of the Amhara and Tigray Regional States in the north of Ethiopia.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Kenya, Zimbabwe, China, Ukraine, Australia, United Kingdom, Republic of Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Mozambique, United States of America, South Africa, Italy, Tanzania, Portugal, Netherlands, India, Sri Lanka
The aim of this paper is to discuss how the entire food sector, from the farmer’s fi eld to the consumer’s plate, can become more ‘energy-smart’. Becoming energy-smart will require a transformation along the food chain that involves: - relying more on low-carbon energy systems and using energy more effi ciently; - strengthening the role of renewable energy within food systems; - providing greater access to modern energy services for development, and at the same time supporting the achievement of national food security and sustainable development goals.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2011Tanzania
This fact finding is based on one of the claims of a group of peri-urban dwellers in Kimere, Mapinga village in Bagamoyo District, whose land they claim have been invaded by one of the well connected elite with a view to assist them register their rights only to realise later on that he was playing a tricky game to own their land.
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