Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Survey Report
Publisher: 
United Republic of Tanzania, National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Ministry of Water and Livestock Development, Ministry of Cooperatives and Marketing, Presidents Office, Regional Administration and Local Government
Publication Date: 
December 2007
Pages: 
332
Publication Place: 
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Abstract

This report covers small-scale agriculture households in rural areas of Rukwa region who were selected using statistical sampling techniques. The results in the report do not cover urban areas and large-scale farmers.

The report includes information on agricultural production, productivity, husbandry, access to resources, levels of involvement in agricultural related activities and poverty in Rukwa. It also includes regional activities indicators for the rural agricultural households and their levels of involvement in agricultural related activities.

TABLES

  • Type of Agriculture Household, Number
  • Number of Agricultural Households and Average Household Size
  • Agricultural Households Sex of Head
  • Livelihood Activities/Source of Income
  • Rank of Importance of Livelihood Activities
  • Number of Household Members by Sex and Age Group;
  • Household Members Who Can Read and Write by Language
  • School Attendance
  • Number of Agricultural Household Members by Main Activity
  • Level of Involvement in Farming Activity
  • Level of Formal Education Completion
  • Land Ownership/Tenure
  • Land Use Area
  • 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 Crop Growing Households and Area Planted
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Means of Soil Preparation, Fertilizer Use, Irrigation Use, Insecticide Use, Herbicide Use, Fungicide Use, Improved Seed Use, Method of Land Clearing
  • Permanent Crops: Area Planted, Area Harvested, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Households Reporting Processed Farm Products, Method of Processing, Processing Farm Products, Main Product, Use of Primary Processed Product, Where Products Sold, Type of By-Product
  • Marketing: Households That Sold, Did Not Sell, Marketing Problems
  • Irrigation
  • Source of Irrigation Water
  • Method Used to Obtain Water
  • Method of Field Application of Irrigation Water
  • Erosion Control/Water Harvesting Facilities
  • Access to Inputs: Chemical Fertilizer, Farm Yard Manure, Compost Manure, Pesticides/Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seeds
  • Source of Inputs, Distance to Source
  • Reasons for Not Using Inputs
  • Quality of Inputs
  • Households Receiving Credit by Sex, by Source of Credit, by Reasons for Not Using Credit, Main Purpose of Credit
  • Number of Planted Trees by Species, Main Use of Planted Trees, Distance to Community Planted Forest
  • Households Receiving Extension Messages, Quality of Extension Services, Source of Extension Messages, Topic of Advice, Households Receiving and Adapting Extension Messages
  • Households Using Draft Animals to Cultivate Land
  • Number of Draft Animals Owned, Used and Area Cultivated
  • Type of Draft Animal
  • Households Rearing Cattle, Number of Cattle by Type
  • Livestock Production
  • Pests and Parasites: Deworming, Tsetse Flies
  • Fish Farming
  • Distance to Infrastructures and Services: Schools, Roads, Hospitals, Health Clinic, Market
  • Satisfaction with Services
  • Household Facilities: Toilets, Rooms, Assets, Roofing
  • Main Source of Energy, Drinking Water, Time Spent To and From Drinking Water, Distance to Main Source of Drinking Water
  • Number of Meals the Household Normally Took Per Day, Meat Consumption, Fish Consumption
  • Status of Food Satisfaction
  • Roofing Materials
  • Main Source of Cash Income

Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Bullrush Millet, Finger Millet, Wheat, Cereals, Cassava, Sweet Potatoes, Irish Potatoes, Yams, Cocoyam, Roots and Tubers, Mung Beans, Beans, Cowpeas, Green Gram,  Chick Peas, Bambaranuts, Field Peas, Pulses, Sunflower, Simsim, Groundnuts, Soya Beans, Castor Seed, Oil Seeds and Oil Nuts, Okra, Radish, Bitter Aubergine, Onions, Ginger, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Spinach, Carrot, Chillies, Amaranths, Pumpkins, Cucumber, Egg Plant, Water Mellon, Fruits and Vegetables,  Pyrethrum, Cotton, Tobacco, Jute, Cash Crops, Mangostine, Pigeon Pea, Palm Oil, Coconut, Rubber, Sugarcane, Mpesheni, Banana, Avocado, Mango, Pawpaw, Orange, Grape Fruit,  Mandarine/Tangerine, Guava, Lime/Lemon, Star Fruit, Coffee, Pineapple, Pears, Sour Soup, Cardamon, Plums, Pitches, Jack Fruit

Livestock: Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Chickens, Ducks, Turkeys, Donkeys, Rabbits

Districts: Mpanda, Sumbawanga, Nkasi, Sumbawanga, Rukwa

Citation

(2007) "[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2002/2003, Volume Vo(Vi): Regional Report, Rukwa Region," United Republic of Tanzania, National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Ministry of Water and Livestock Development, Ministry of Cooperatives and Marketing, Presidents Office, Regional Administration and Local Government.

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: Tanzania, East & Central Africa
Keywords: Africa, Agricultural Census, Agricultural Households, Agricultural Statistics, Agroprocessing, Crop Production, Data Rescue, East & Central Africa, Farm Finance, Farm Inputs, Household Surveys, Land Use, Livestock Production, Rukwa Region (Tanzania), Surveys, Tanzania