[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Regional Report - Mara Region (Volume Vt)

Cover Tanzania 2007/2008 Mara

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United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Environment, Zanzibar, Prime Minister's Office, Regional Administration and Local Governments, Ministry of Industries, Trade and Marketing, The National Bureau of Statistics and the Office of the Chief Government Statistician, Zanzibar, (July 2012)

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Abstract

This report covers small-scale agricultural households which were selected using statistical sampling techniques in rural areas of Mara region. The results in the report do not cover urban areas and large-scale farmers. The highlights describe the important findings inrelation to agricultural production, productivity, husbandry, access to resources, levels of involvement in agricultural related activities and poverty in Mara region. It provides an overview of the rural agricultural households and their levels of involvement in agricultural related activities at regional level.

TABLES

  • Type of Agriculture Household, Number and Size of Holding
  • Number of Heads of Agricultural Households by Sex of Head
  • Number of Household Members by District and Sex
  • Age Group
  • Marital Status
  • Survival of Female/Male Parent
  • Household Members Who Can Read and Write by Language
  • Literacy Level
  • Education Status
  • Level of Involvement in Farming Activity
  • Land Ownership/Tenure
  • Number of Agriculture Households by Whether All Land Available to the Household Was Used
  • Number of Agriculture Households by Whether they Consider Having Sufficient Land for the Household
  • Number of Agriculture Households By Whether Female Members of the Household Own or Have Cusomary Right to Land
  • Land Use Area
  • Number of Household Members Owning Most of the Crop by Sex
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Crop Growing Households, Agriculture Households
  • Number of Households Storing Crops by Method
  • Input Use: Organic Fertilizer, Inorganic Fertilizer, Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seed, Local Seed, Insecticides, Irrigation
  • Marketing: Households That Sold, Did Not Sell
  • Permanent Crops: Number, Area, Covered, Area Planted, Area Harvested, Yield
  • Households That Used Agricultural Equipment by Type
  • Households That Used Tractors/Draft animals to Cultivate Land by Type
  • Tractors/Draft Animals Owned
  • Irrigation
  • Source of Irrigation Water
  • Method Used to Obtain Water
  • Soil Erosion Problems, Erosion Control/Water Harvesting Facilities
  • Households Receiving Credit by Main Source of Credit
  • Agriculture Constraints
  • Households Rearing Cattle, Breed and Economic Function, Average Herd Per Household
  • Livestock Production
  • Number of Milked Dairy Cows, Average Milk Production Per Cow
  • Average Price Per Litre of Milk
  • Number of Households Rearing Livestock, by Type, Average Head per Household, Herd Size
  • Pests and Parasites: Deworming

Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Bulrush Millet, Finger Millet, Cassava, Sweet Potato, Irish Potatoes, Yams, Mung Bean, Beans, Cowpeas, Green Gram, Chick Peas, Bambaranuts, Field Peas, Sunflower, Simsim, Groundnuts, Soyabeans, Bitter Aubergine, Okra, Radish, Onion, Ginger, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Spinach, Carrot, Chillies, Amaranths, Pumpkins, Cucumber, Eggplant, Water Mellon, Cotton, Tobacco, Banana, Coffee, Mango, Orange, Sugar Cane, Tea

Livestock: Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Chickens, Ducks, Guine Pigs, Turkeys, Rabbits, Donkeys, Horses, Dogs

Districts: Tarime, Serengeti, Musoma Rural, Bunda, Musoma Urban, Rorya