Rapid Characterization of Farming Systems in Africa RISING- Tanzania

This data study contains household and community survey data in support of Africa RISING farming systems analysis.

About the project Project title: Africa RISING- Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume-Livestock Integrated Farming Systems in East and Southern Africa Project abstract Sustainable intensification of mixed crop livestock systems is a key pathway towards better food security, improved livelihoods and a healthy environment. As part of the US government’s Feed the Future initiative to address hunger and food security issues in sub-Saharan Africa, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting three multi-stakeholder agricultural research projects to sustainably intensify key African farming systems. In East and Southern Africa the project is being implemented in Tanzania and Malawi, and Zambia. In Tanzania the project is being implemented in Babati and Kongwa districts in the Manyara region of northern Tanzania and Kiteto district in Dodoma region, central Tanzania. The action sites were selected to acknowledge agroecological differences, allow appropriate targeting of technologies and strategies, and complement the development efforts of another USAID-supported program, the Tanzania Staples Value Chain (NAFAKA) project. In Malawi, the project is being implemented in Ntechu and Dedza districts in central Malawi where maize-based productions systems are dominant. Agroecological considerations guided the identification of research action sites. The pilot site for the study will be Eastern and Lusaka Provinces in Zambia. Project website: http://africa-rising.net Project start date: 01/04/2013 Project end date : 01/04/2014


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Creator Wageningen University and Research (WUR)
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Contributor Person 1 Jeroen Groot (WUR),Katrien Descheemaeker (WUR),Carl Timler (WUR),Mirja Michalscheck (WUR),Lotte Klapwijk (WUR)
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Contributor Project Lead Organisation Center International Institute of Tropical Agriculture(IITA)
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Open-Access status Open Access
Production Date 2017-09-26
Embargo End Date 2017-07-31
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Identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.7910/DVN/2BSYUP
Identifier Citation Wageningen University and Research (WUR),2017-09-26,Rapid Characterization of Farming Systems in Africa RISING- Tanzania,https://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataverse/AfricaRISING,1.0,http://dx.doi.org/10.7910/DVN/2BSYUP
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Coverage country Tanzania, United Republic of
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Coverage Start Date 2014-09-27
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Contact Groot, Jeroen ;Wageningen University and Research (WUR)
Contact Email jeroen.groot@wur.nl
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Rights NONE; IFPRI DATAVERSE TERMS OF USE By using this website and any of the materials made available through it, you agree to abide by the Terms of Use of IFPRI Dataverse. The datasets and documents in this study are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. ;jeroen.groot@wur.nl