[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Small Holder Agriculture, Volume II: Crop Sector - National Report

Cover Tanzania 2007/2008 Vol 2


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, (April 2012)

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This report (Volume II) covers the Crop Sector at national level and includes Zanzibar estimates. It is divided into five main sections: Executive Summary, Introduction, Results, Conclusion and Recommendations and Appendices.


  • Type of Agriculture Household, Number and Size of Holding
  • Number of Heads of Agricultural Households by Sex of Head
  • Number of Household Members by Region and Sex
  • Age Group
  • Marital Status
  • Survival of Female/Male Parent
  • Household Members Who Can Read and Write by Language
  • Literacy Level
  • Education Status
  • 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
  • Type of Land
  • Land Use Area
  • Number of Household Members Owning Most of the Crop by Sex of the Main
  • Owner and Crop
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Crop Growing Households, Agriculture Households
  • Number of Households Storing Crops by Method of Storage
  • Input Use: Organic Fertilizer, Inorganic Fertilizer, Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seed, Local Seed, Insecticides, Irrigation
  • Marketing: Households That Sold, Did Not Sell
  • Households Reporting Marketing Problems
  • Households That Used Agricultural Equipment by Type
  • Households That Used Tractors/Draft animals to Cultivate Land by Type
  • Tractors/Draft Animals Owned
  • Source of Irrigation Water
  • Method Used to Obtain Water
  • Households with Soil Erosion Problems on Their Land
  • Households with Erosion Control/Water Harvesting Facilities on Their Land
  • Households Receiving Credits by Main Source of Credit
  • Households Receiving Extension Advice
  • Agricultural Constraints
  • Number of Erosion Control/Water Harvesting Structures
  • Household Facilities
  • Main Source of Energy for Lighting, Cooking
  • Main Source of and Distance to Drinking Water
  • Type of Toilet
  • Meals per Day
  • Consumption: Meat, Fish
  • Food Satisfaction
  • Main Source of Income

Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Bulrush Millet, Finger Millet, Wheat, Barley, Cereals, Cassava, Sweet Potato, Irish Potatoes, Yams, Coco Yam, Roots and Tubers, Mung Bean, Beans, Cowpeas, Green Gram, Chick Peas, Bambaranuts, Field Peas, Sunflower, Simsim, Groundnut, Soya Beans, Castor Fung, Oil Seeds and Oil Nuts, Okra, Radish, Turmeric, Bitteer Aubergine, Kothmir, Onion, Ginger, Zucchini, Star Fruit, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Spinach, Carrot, Chillies, Amaranths, Pumpkins, Cucumber, Egg Plant, Water Mellon, Malay, Fruits and Vegetables, Cotton, Tobacco, Pyrethrum, Jute, Seaweeds, Cash Crops, Cashewnut, Banana, Cloves, Coffee, Mango, Pigeon Pea, Coconut, Orange, Sisal, Sugar Cane, Palm Oil, Tea

Regions: Dodoma, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Tanga, Morogoro, Pwani, Dar es Salaam, Lindi, Mtwara, Ruvuma, Iringa, Mbeya, Singida, Tabora, Rukwa, Kigoma, Shinyanga, Kagera, Mwanza, Mara, Manyara, North Unguja, South Unguja, Urban West, North Pemba, South Pemba, Zanzibar, Tanzania