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Comparative Analysis of Biofuels Policy Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Place of Private and Public Sectors

Publication Date: February, 2013

Considering that biofuels are considered as a catalyst for stimulating rural economic development, a number of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SAA) have developed policies to guide the development of the sector. This paper reviews the extent to which the existing biofuels policies and strategies of SSA countries have embraced public-private partnerships (PPPs) and whether the policies enhance or hinder such partnerships.

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[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Regional Report - Morogoro Region (Volume Ve)

Publication Date: October, 2012

This report presents survey data results for Morogoro region as a subset of the National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/08.

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[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Regional Report - Shinyanga Region (Volume Vh)

Publication Date: October, 2012

The census collected detailed data on crop production, crop marketing, crop storage, livestock production, fish farming, tree farming, access to infrastructures and services and poverty indicators.

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Agriculture: Plant Perennials to Save Africa’s Soils

Publication Date: September, 2012

Here we highlight three perenniation approaches that show particular promise in sub-Saharan Africa: evergreen agriculture and doubled-up legume systems, such as those used by Mang'yana, and a technique for managing crop pests called 'push–pull' (see 'Rescue remedies').

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[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008 Small Holder Agriculture: Regional Report - Ruvuma Region (Volume Vj)

Publication Date: September, 2012

The census collected detailed data on crop production, crop marketing, crop storage, livestock production, fish farming, and poverty indicators.

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[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Regional Report - Tabora Region (Volume Vn)

Publication Date: September, 2012

The census collected detailed data on crop production, crop marketing, crop storage, livestock production, fish farming, and poverty indicators.

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Quantifying Farmer Adoption Intensity for Weed Resistance Management Practices and Its Determinants

Publication Date: August, 2012

Given the importance of adopting weed resistance management BMPs, it is important to develop methods to compare BMP adoption among farms and to identify factors that affect BMP adoption.

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[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 2011/2012 (2004 E.C.) (September - January 2011/2012) Volume VII, Report on Crop and Livestock Product Utilization (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

Publication Date: August, 2012

The range of data items that the 2011/12 (2004 E.C.) Annual Agricultural Sample Survey (Meher Season) dealt with includes all cereals, pulses and oilseeds and the most commonly grown vegetables, root crops and permanent (perennial) crops.

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[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Regional Report - Arusha Region (Volume Vb)

Publication Date: August, 2012

This report covers small-scale agriculture households in rural areas of Arusha region who were selected using statistical sampling techniques.

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[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Regional Report - Rukwa Region (Volume Vp)

Publication Date: August, 2012

The census collected detailed data on crop production, crop marketing, crop storage, livestock production, fish farming, and poverty indicators.

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