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Farmer's appropriation of system of rice intensification practices in water-scarce irrigation schemes in Northern Tanzania
(Springer Nature Switzerland AG., 2021-02-08)
The system of rice intensification (SRI), advocates new ways of rice cultivation which challenges farmers’ knowledge and skills to the extent that they are required to learn, experiment and integrate new principles to suit ...
Predicting land use/cover changes and its association to agricultural production on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
(Taylor & Francis Online, 2021-01-11)
Increasing demand for food production results in Land use and land cover (LULC) changes, which afflicts the provision of ecosystem services in high mountain areas. This work used time-series LULC and selected spatial metrics ...
Seasonal profitability of soil and water conservation techniques in semi-arid agro-ecological zones of Makanya catchment, Tanzania
(Elsevier B.V., 2021-01-01)
Soil and water conservation techniques are known to be profitable and widely promoted in sub-Saharan Africa. However, how their profitability vary across cropping seasons has not been fully explored. Thus, farmers are often ...