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: 
July 2012
Pages: 
249

Abstract

This report presents survey data results for Singida region as a subset of the National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/08. The report covers small-scale agriculture households in rural areas of Singida region who were selected using statistical sampling techniques and the results 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, including a section on poverty indicators.

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
  • 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 Female Members of the Household Own or Have Cusomary Right to Land
  • Land Use Area
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield;
  • Number of Crop Growing Households, Agriculture Households
  • Permanent Crops: Number, Area, Covered, Area Planted, Area Harvested, Yield
  • Input Use: Organic Fertilizer, Inorganic Fertilizer, Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seed, Local Seed, Insecticides, Irrigation
  • Marketing: Marketing Problems
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bee Keeping, Quantity of Honey Harvested and Sold, Average Price
  • 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,Food Satisfaction
  • Main Source of Income

Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Bulrush Millet, Cowpeas, Finger Millet, Cassava, Beans, Green Gram, Chick Peas, Bambaranuts, Sunflower, Groundnut, Simsim, Tumeric, Bitteer Aubergine, Onion, Tomatoes, Spinach, Cabbage, Chillies, Cotton, Tobacco, Cashewnut, Banana, Mango, Orange, Sugar Cane

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

Districts: Iramba, Singida Rural, Manyoni, Singida Urban

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 Small Holder Agriculture: Regional Report - Singida Region (Volume Vm)," 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, Household Surveys, Irrigation, Land Tenure, Land Use, Livestock, Livestock Production, Poverty, Singida Region (Tanzania), Soil Management, Storage, Tanzania