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Forage availability and its quality in the dry season on smallholder dairy farms in Tanzania
Abstract The study was conducted on smallholder dairy farmers in Tanzania. A number of forage species and feed supplements were collected and analysed. Panicum maximum and P. purpureum constitutedExpand
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Food culture and child-feeding practices in Njombe and Mvomero districts, Tanzania
ABSTRACT This article explores food culture and child-feeding practices, focusing on children below five years among the Bena and Luguru ethnic groups located in Njombe and Mvomero rural districts inExpand
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Making community-based forest management work: a case study from Duru-Haitemba village forest reserve, Babati, Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania
The Tanzanian Government’s capacity to protect forests and woodlands has progressively declined, with a reduction in budgets and retrenchment of workers. Hence a question has emerged in recent yearsExpand
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Albinism: awareness, attitudes and level of albinos’ predicament in Sukumaland, Tanzania
In Tanzania, persons with albinism (PWA), continue to be less valued, rejected, attacked and killed for ritual purposes. This study examined the situation of PWA and their households resulting fromExpand
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The Social Dimension of Water Management in an Era of Increasing Water Scarcity in Tanzania
Tanzania has vast water bodies and rivers as well as substantial underground water reserves. Yet, the country has an inequitable distribution of this vital resource. This calls for a betterExpand
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Conflicts and their management in the use of Miombo woodlands in selected areas of Tanzania
Miombo woodlands are increasingly becoming major centres of conflicts due to a variety of causes such as growing populations of both humans and livestock. Research in the area of conflicts in the useExpand
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Achieving social protection for the elderly in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania: a call for social institutions towards improving elderly service provision
The elderly in Tanzania face social insecurity that put them at risk of great horizon of abuse, social exclusion, serious illness and abject poverty. Although, there are several social institutionsExpand
Perceptions and practices of farmer empowerment in Tanzania
The purpose of this article is to review the implementation of various empowerment interventions in Tanzania. Data for the review are based on field visits to programmes/projects/organisationsExpand
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