Enhancing Productivity

Market Access and Incomes for Small Farming Businesses in Tanzania

THE PROJECT IS FINISHED
Project period: From April 2011 to March 2014.

The overall objectives of the project are:

  • To understand the role and importance of contracts for small-scale farming in selected crops (sugarcane, tobacco, sunflower and cotton)
  • To understand how formal credit for agriculture matters in contract farming arrangement.

The project is led by the Department of Economics at Mzumbe University, Tanzania, in collaboration with the Department of Geography and Geology and the Institute of Food and Resource Economics, both at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Funding

The project is funded by the Consultative Research Committee for Development Research (FFU) under the ‘Tanzania – Denmark Research Cooperation Pilot Programme’ 

Project
Enhancing Productivity, Market Access and Incomes for Small Farming Businesses in Tanzania

Project manager
Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Department of Economics, Mzumbe University, P.O. Box 1, Mzumbe, Tanzania
Phone: +255 232604253, Email: jakuzilwa@mzumbe.ac.tz

Periode: 
From 2011 to 2014