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

Cover Tanzania 2002/2003 Manyara


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 Manyara region that were selected using statistical sampling techniques. The results in the report do not cover urban areas and large-scale farmers.

The report includes information on agricultural production, productivity, husbandry, access to resources, levels of involvement in agricultural related activities and poverty in Manyara region.


  • Type of Agriculture Household, Number
  • Number of Agricultural Households and Average Household Size
  • Agricultural Households Sex of Head
  • Rank of Importance of Livelihood Activities
  • 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, Maximum Level Education Attained
  • Average Household Size
  • Off-farm Income Generating Activities
  • Age of Head
  • Literacy Rate
  • Land Ownership/Tenure
  • 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
  • Average Distance from Agricultural Households to Communal Resources: Water for Humans, Water for Livestock, Communal Grazing, Communal Firewood, Wood for Charcoal, Building Poles, Forest for Bees, Hunting Grounds, Fishing Resources
  • Number of Crop Growing Households and Area Planted
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Means of Soil Preparation, Fertilizer Use, Irrigation Use, Pesticide Use,   Herbicide Use, Fungicide Use, Improved Seed Use
  • Permanent Crops: Area Planted, Area Harvested, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Households Reporting Processed Products, Processing Farm Products, Use of Primary Processed Product, Type of By-Product
  • Households Storing Crops by: Method, Duration, Main Purpose, Estimated Storage Loss
  • Marketing: Households That Sold, Did Not Sell, Marketing Problems
  • Irrigation, Irrigated Land
  • Source of Irrigation Water
  • Method Used to Obtain Water
  • Method of Field Application of Irrigation Water
  • Erosion Control/Water Harvesting Facilities
  • Access to Inputs/Implements: Chemical Fertilizer, Farm Yard Manure, Compost Manure, Pesticides/Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seeds
  • Source of Inputs, Distance to Source,Source of Finance
  • Reasons for Not Using Inputs
  • Quality of Inputs
  • Households Receiving Credit by Sex, by Source of Credit, by Reasons for Not Using Credit, Main Purpose of Credit
  • Number of Planted Trees by Species, Main Use of Planted Trees, Community Tree Planting Schemes, Distance to Community Planted Forest
  • Households Receiving Extension Messages, Quality of Extension Services, Source of Extension Messages, Topic of Advice, Extension Messages Received and Adopted
  • 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
  • Livestock Production
  • Pests and Parasites: Deworming, Ticks, Tsetse Flies
  • Fish Farming
  • Distance to Infrastructures and Services: Schools, Roads, Hospitals, Health Clinic, Market, Veterinary Clinic, Extension Center, Research Station, Plant Protection Lab, Land Registration Office, Livestock Development Center
  • Household Facilities: Toilets, Rooms, Assets, Roofing
  • Main Source of Energy, Drinking Water, Time Spent To and From Drinking Water
  • Number of Meals the Household Normally Took Per Day, Meat Consumption, Fish Consumption
  • Status of Food Satisfaction
  • Roofing Materials
  • Main Source of Cash Income

Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Bullrush Millet, Finger Millet, Wheat, Barley, Cereals, Cassava, Sweet Potatoes, Irish Potatoes, Yams, Cocoyam, Roots and Tubers, Mung Beans, Beans, Cowpeas, Green Gram, Chick Peas, Bambaranuts, Field Peas, Pulses, Sunflower, Simsim, Groundnuts, Castor Oil, Soya Beans,  Oil Seeds and Oil Nuts, Okra, Bitter Aubergine, Onions, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Spinach, Carrot, Chillies, Amaranths, Pumpkins, Egg Plant Cucumber, Water Mellon, Cauliflower, Fruits and Vegetables, Cotton, Tobacco, Pyrethrum, Cash Crops, Pigeon Pea, Coffee, Sugarcane, Mpesheni, Banana, Avocao, Pawpaw, Mango, Orange, Mandarine/Tangerine, Guava, Lime/Lemon, Apples, Pears

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

Districts: Babati, Hanang, Kiteto, Mbulu, Simanjiro, Manyara