[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2002/2003, Volume Vc: Regional Report, Kilimanjaro Region

Cover Tanzania 2002/2003 Kilimanjaro


Zanzibar, Tanzania: United Republic of Tanzania, National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Ministry of Water and Livestock Development, Ministry of Cooperatives and Marketing, Presidents Office, Regional Administration and Local Government, (December 2007)

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This report covers small-scale agriculture households in rural areas of Kilimanjaro region who were selected using statistical sampling techniques. The results presented in this report do not cover urban areas and large-scale farmers.

Highlighted are important findings regarding agricultural production, productivity, husbandry, access to resources, levels of involvement in agricultural and related activities and poverty in Kilimanjaro region, the aim being to present an overview, at regional level, of the rural agricultural households and their levels of involvement in agricultural activities.


  • Type of Agriculture Household
  • Livelihood Activities/Source of Income
  • Rank of Importance of Livelihood Activities
  • Number of Agricultural Households and Average Household Size
  • Number of Household Members by Sex and Age Group;
  • Household Members Who Can Read and Write by Language
  • School Attendance
  • Number of Agricultural Household Members by Main Activity
  • Level of Involvement in Farming Activity
  • Level of Formal Education Completion
  • Land Ownership/Tenure, Area of Land
  • Land Use Area
  • 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 Customary Right to Land
  • Number of Crop Growing Households and Area Planted
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Insecticide Use, Means of Soil Preparation, Fertilizer Use, Irrigation Use, Fungicide Use, Improved Seed Use, Herbicide Use
  • Households Reported Selling Agricultural Products
  • Permanent Crops: Area Planted, Area Harvested, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Households Reporting Processed Products, Processing Farm Products, Main product, Use of Primary Processed Product, Where Product Sold, By-Product
  • Marketing: Households That Sold, Did Not Sell, Marketing Problems
  • Irrigation
  • Source of Irrigation Water
  • Method Used to Obtain Water
  • Method of Field Application of Irrigation Water
  • Erosion Control/Water Harvesting Facilities
  • Access to Inputs: Chemical Fertilizer, Farm Yard Manure, Compost Manure, Pesticides/Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seeds
  • Source of Inputs, Distance to Source
  • Reasons for Not Using Inputs
  • Quality of Inputs
  • Households Receiving Credit by Sex, by Main Source of Credit, by Reasons for Not Using Credit, Main Purpose of Credit
  • Number of Planted Trees by Species, Main Use of Planted Trees, Distance to Community Planted Forest
  • Households Receiving Extension Messages, Quality of Extension Services, Source of Extension Messages, Topic of Advice
  • Households Using Draft Animals to Cultivate Land
  • Number of Draft Animals Owned, Used and Area Cultivated
  • Type of Draft Animal
  • Households Rearing Cattle, Number of Cattle by Type, Herd Size
  • Livestock Production
  • Pests and Parasites: Deworming, Tsetse Flies
  • Fish Farming
  • Distance to Infrastructures and Services: Schools, Roads, Hospitals, Health Clinic, Market
  • Household Facilities: Toilets, Rooms, Assets
  • Main Source of Energy, Drinking Water
  • Distance to Main Source of Drinking Water
  • Number of Meals the Household Normally Took Per Day, Meat Consumption, Fish Consumption
  • Status of Food Satisfaction
  • Roofing Materials
  • Main Source of Income

Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Finger Millet, Cereals, Cassava, Sweet Potato, Irish Potatoes, Yams, Cocoyam, Roots and Tubers, Mung Beans, Beans, Cowpeas, Green Gram, Field Peas, Pulses, Sunflower, Simsim, Groundnuts, Oil Seeds and Oil Nuts, Okra, Bitter Aubergine, Onions, Ginger, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Spinach, Carrot, Chillies, Amaranths, Fruits and Vegetables, Pumpkins, Cucumber, Egg Plant, Water Mellon, Cauliflower, Cash Crops, Tobacco, Pigeon Pea, Coffee, Tea, Cocoa, Wattle, Jack Fruit, Banana, Avocado, Mango, Pawpaw, Orange, Grape Fruit, Guava, Star Fruit, Coconut, Cardamon, Cinamon, Mpesheni, Pineapple, Pitches, Lime/Lemon, Sour Soup, Grape, Mandarine/Tangerine, Plums, Pears, Malay Apple, Rambutan, Palm Oil, Rubber

Livestock: Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Chickens, Ducks, Turkeys, Donkeys, Rabbits

Districts:  Rombo, Mwanga, Same, Moshi Rural, Hai, Kilimanjaro