TANZANIA: SUA researchers want new rice farming system to reach farmers
RESEARCHERS from the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) have challenged the ministry of agriculture to introduce the system of rice intensification (SRI) across the country to improve yields as well as farmers’ welfare.
TANZANIA: Irrigation plots increase by 233,715 hectares in five years
From dailynews.co.tz – August 24, 6:12 PM In a bid to boost agriculture production, the government has managed to increase irrigation areas by 233,715 hectares in the past five years. The National Irrigation Commission (NIRC), Acting Director General, Mr Daudi Kaali, noted “NIRC has been able to rehabilitate 179 irrigation schemes’ infrastructures in a period of five […]
TANZANIA: An economic comparison between alternative rice farming systems in Tanzania using a Monte Carlo Simulation approach
From www.mdpi.com – August 27, 7:08 PM This study applied a Monte Carlo simulation approach to assess the economic feasibility of alternative rice farming systems operating in Tanzania while considering risk analysis for decision-makers with different risk preferences to make better management decisions. The rice farming systems in this study comprise rice farms using traditional practices and those […]