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Sustainable agriculture in semi-arid Tanzania

Sustainable agriculture in semi-arid Tanzania

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Published by DUP (1996) in Dar-es-Salaam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Sustainable agriculture -- Tanzania.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Jannik Boesen, Idris Kikula, and Faustin Maganga.
      ContributionsBoesen, Jannik., Kikula, I. S., Maganga, Faustin P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS473.T3 S87 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 189 p. :
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6814302M
      ISBN 109976603118
      LC Control Number00283733

      Farming Systems and Sustainable Agriculture. Book July semi-arid Zimbabwe, with high vulnerability to changing climate and limited capacity to adapt.   Sustainable Agriculture organization. There is an important NGO operating in Tanzania, called Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT). This organization has been in operation since It does exactly what it says on the label. It promotes sustainable agricultural practices in Tanzania through its multi-platform plan.

      Department of Sustainable Agriculture, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Management, The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania were located using a stratified random sampling technique to compare baobab population variations and occurrences in semi‐arid areas of Tanzania. Baobab density was found to be.   Conservation agriculture (CA) has become a dominant paradigm in scientific and policy thinking about the sustainable intensification of food production in sub .

      Data, research, outlooks and country reviews on environment including biodiversity, water, resource and waste management, climate change, global warming and consumption., Agriculture is a major user of water. OECD indicators and analysis help governments formulate agriculture policies to use water resources more efficiently and reduce water pollution from agricultural systems. Invest in irrigation: While 83% of Kenya’s land area is arid and semi-arid, 2% of arable land is under irrigation compared to an average of 6% in Sub-Saharan Africa and 37% in Asia. The low usage of irrigation means Kenya’s agriculture is fully rain dependent and susceptible to drought shocks.


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