Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Survey Report
Publisher: 
United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Environment, Zanzibar ...
Publication Date: 
October 2012
Pages: 
353

Abstract

This report presents survey data results for Morogoro region as a subset of the National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/08. The report covers small-scale agriculture households in rural areas of Morogoro region who were selected using statistical sampling techniques. The results in the report excludes large-scale farmers. The highlights are described under relevant subheadings on issues related to agricultural production, production practices, productivity, access to resources and levels of involvement in agricultural related activities. A section on poverty indicators is also included to provide an overall picture of the level of poverty among agricultural households in the region.


TABLES

  • Type of Agriculture Household, Number and Size of Holding
  • Number of Heads of Agricultural Households by Sex of Head
  • Number of Household Members by District and Sex
  • Age Group
  • Marital Status
  • Survival of Female/Male Parent
  • Household Members Who Can Read and Write by Language
  • Literacy Level
  • Education Status
  • Level of Involvement in Farming Activity
  • Land Ownership/Tenure
  • 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 Agriculture Households By Whether Female Members of the Household Own or Have Cusomary Right to Land
  • Land Use Area
  • Number of Household Members Owning Most of the Crop by Sex of the Main Owner and Crop
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Crop Growing Households, Agriculture Households
  • Number of Households Storing Crops by Method
  • Input Use: Organic Fertilizer, Inorganic Fertilizer, Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seed, Local Seed, Insecticides, Irrigation
  • Marketing: Households That Sold, Did Not Sell, Marketing Problems
  • Permanent Crops: Number, Area, Covered, Area Planted, Area Harvested, Yield
    Households That Used Agricultural Equipment by Type
  • Households That Used Tractors/Draft animals to Cultivate Land by Type
  • Tractors/Draft Animals Owned
  • Irrigation
  • Source of Irrigation Water
  • Method Used to Obtain Water
  • Soil Erosion Problems, Erosion Control/Water Harvesting Facilities
  • Households Receiving Credit by Main Source of Credit
  • Households Receiving Crop Advice, Extension Advice
  • Households Rearing Cattle, Breed and Economic Function, Average Herd Per Household;
    Livestock Production
  • Number of Milked Dairy Cows, Average Milk Production Per Cow
  • Average Price Per Litre of Milk
  • Number of Households Rearing Livestock, by Type, Average Head per Household, Herd Size
  • Pests and Parasites: Deworming, Ticks, Tsetse Flies, Newcastle Disease, Fowl Typhoid Disease, Foot and Mouth Disease, Lympyskin Disease
  • Farms Receiving Livestock Extension Advice
  • Fish Farming
  • Bee Keeping, Quantity of Honey Harvested and Sold, Average Price
  • Agricultural Constraints
  • Household Facilities
  • Main Source of Energy
  • Main Source of Drinking Water, Time Spent to and from Main Source of Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Meals, Meat Consumption, Fish Consumption, Food Satisfaction
  • Main Source of Income


Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Bulrush Millet, Wheat, Cassava, Sweet Potatoes, Irish Potatoes, Yams, Coco Yam, Mung Bean, Beans, Cowpeas, Green Gram, Chick Peas, Bambaranuts, Field Peas, Sunflower, Simsim, Groundnut, Soya Beans, Bitteer Aubergine, Okra, Onion, Ginger, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Spinach, Carrot, Chillies, Amaranths, Pumpkins, Cucumber, Egg Plant, Water Mellon, Cotton, Tobacco, Finger Millet, Barley, Seaweed, Castor Fung, Radish, Turmeric, Kothmir, Zukkin, Star Fruit, Pyrethrum, Jute, Malay, Banana, Coffee, Mango, Pigeon Pea, Coconut, Orange, Sugar Cane, Palm Oil, Cloves, Cashewnut


Livestock: Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Chickens, Ducks, Guine Pigs, Turkeys, Rabbits, Donkeys, Horses, Dogs


Districts: Kilosa, Morogoro Rural, Kilombero, Ulanga, Morogoro Urban, Mvomero

Notes

Full Publisher: United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Environment, Zanzibar, Prime Minister's Office, Regional Administration and Local Governments, Ministry of Industries, Trade and Marketing, The National Bureau of Statistics and the Office of the Chief Government Statistician, Zanzibar

Citation

(2012) "[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Regional Report - Morogoro Region (Volume Ve)," United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Environment, Zanzibar ....

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: Tanzania, East & Central Africa
Keywords: Africa, Agricultural Census, Agricultural Credit, Agricultural Pests, Agricultural Statistics, Bee Colonies, Census, Crop Area, Crop Production, Crop Yields, Crops, Data Rescue, East & Central Africa, Extension Services, Farm Equipment, Farm Finance, Farm Households, Farm Inputs, Fisheries, Household Surveys, Irrigation, Land Tenure, Land Use, Livestock, Livestock Production, Morogoro Region (Tanzania), Poverty, Soil Management, Storage, Tanzania