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

Cover Tanzania 2002/2003 Morogoro


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

The highlights describe the important findings in relation to agricultural production, productivity, husbandry, access to resources, levels of involvement in agricultural related activities and poverty in Morogoro region activities indicators for one to get an overview, at regional level, of the rural agricultural households and their levels of involvement in agricultural related activities.


  • Type of Agriculture Household
  •  Agricultural Households Sex of Head
  • Livelihood Activities/Source of Income
  • 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 Education Level Attained
  • Off-farm Income Generating Activities
  • Literacy Rate
  • 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
  • Distance from Agriculture Household to Communal Resources
  • Households with Access to Water for Humans, Livestock
  • Number of Crop Growing Households and Area Planted
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Households Reporting Processed Products, Method of Processing, Processing Crops, Processing Farm Products, Where Products Sold, Main Product, Type of By-Product, Method of Processing
  • Means of Soil Preparation, Fertilizer Use, Irrigation Use, Insecticide Use, Herbicide Use, Fungicide Use, Improved Seed Use
  • Permanent Crops: Area Planted, Area Harvested, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • 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, Insecticides/Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seeds
  • Source of Inputs, Source of Finance
  • Reasons for Not Using Inputs
  • Quality of Inputs
  • Number of Equipment/Assets Owned/Rented, Used
  • Households Receiving Credit by Sex, by Main Source of Credit, by Reasons for Not Using Credit, Main Purpose of Credit
  • Tree Farming, Number of Planted Trees by Species, Main Use of Planted Trees, Distrance 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 (Oxen, Bulls, Cows)
  • Type of Draft Animal
  • Households Rearing Cattle, Number of Cattle by Type
  • Livestock Production
  • Pests and Parasites: Deworming, Ticks, Tsetse Flies
  • Number of Eggs, Hides and Skins Sold/Consumed/Utilized
  • Distance to Nearest Functional Livestock Services
  • Fish Farming
  • Government Regulatory Problems
  • Number of Households by Type of Household Member and Activity, Including Hired Labour
  • Distance to Infrastructures and Services: Schools, Roads, Hospitals, Health Clinic, Market. Extension Center, Veterinary Clinic, Research Station
  • Household Facilities: Toilet, Rooms, Assets
  • Main Source of Energy, Drinking Water
  • Number of Meals the Household Normally Took Per Day, Meat Consumption, Fish Consumption

Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Bulrush Millet, Finger Millet, Wheat, Barley, Cereals, Cassava, Sweet Potato, Irish Potatoes, Yams, Cocoyam, Roots and Tubers, Mung Beans, Beans, Cowpeas, Green Gram, Chick Peas, Bambaranuts, Field Peas, Pulses, Sunflower, Simsim, Groundnuts, Soya Beans, Castor Seed, Oil Seeds and Oil Nuts, Okra, Radish, Turmeric, Bitter Aubergine, Garlic, Onions, Ginger, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Spinach, Carrot, Chillies, Amaranths, Fruits and Vegetables, Cucumber, Egg Plant, Water Mellon, Cauliflower, Cash Crops, Seaweed, Cotton, Tobacco, Pyrethrum, Jute, Pigeon Pea, Star Fruit, Palm Oil, Coconut, Cashewnut, Kapok, Sugarcane, Tamarin, Jack Fruit, Mpesheni, Banana, Avocado, Mango, Pawpaw, Orange, Mandarine/Tangerine, Guava, Lime/Lemon, Black Pepper, Cardamon, Cinamon, Cloves, Mshelisheli, Grape Fruit, Malay Apple, Sour Soup, Pears, Pitches, Cocoa, Apples, Plums, Rambutan

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

Districts: Kilosa, Morogoro, Kilombero, Ulanga, Morogoro Urban, Mvomerota