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Diversification and accumulation in rural Tanzania

anthropological perspectives on village economics

by Pekka SeppaМ€laМ€

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Published by Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Distributor in North America, Transaction Publishers in Uppsala, Sweden, Somerset, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Lindi District.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural industries -- Tanzania -- Lindi District.,
    • Rural development -- Tanzania -- Lindi District.,
    • Informal sector (Economics) -- Tanzania -- Lindi District.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [226]-232).

      StatementPekka Seppälä.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC885.Z7 L567 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL74617M
      ISBN 109171064273
      LC Control Number99176280
      OCLC/WorldCa40989006

      Rural livelihood diversification is defined as the process by which rural households construct an increasingly diverse portfolio of activities and assets in order to survive and to improve their standard of living. The theoretical framework outlined above will be used to investigate the significance of diversification for rural livelihood by: The chapter frames the book in terms of the recent debates on smallholder agriculture and the empirical context of sub-Saharan Africa and presents the aims of the book. Moreover, it outlines the theoretical basis for the book departing from theoretical perspectives on pro-poor agricultural growth, gender-based differences in agricultural productivity, linkages to the non-farm sector, .

      As of , the number of publications that have used the ERHS data in their analysis has reached , with 77 journal articles, 4 books and 26 book chapters with more than 3, citations (Renkow & Slade ). The Determinants of . Rural-Urban Linkages: Tanzania Case Study Hugh Wenban-Smith October, This document is a product of a Rimisp initiative funded by The Ford Foundation. We authorize the non-for-profit partial or full reproduction and dissemination of this document, subject to the source being properly acknowledged.

      Income Diversification and Seasonality for Smallholder Farmers in Kilosa, Tanzania!! 1. Kilosa, Tanzania 2. Host Organization 4. Methods The Tanzania Forest Conservation Group (TFCG) is an NGO composed of a multidisciplinary team of foresters, biologists and communicators who are committed to conserving Tanzania’s forests and. Rural development in Tanzania: a review of Ujamaa (English) Abstract. The Ujamaa based rural development effort of the Tanzanian government is evaluated. Tanzanian rural development strategy is aimed at spreading the benefits of development, encouraging collective and cooperative forms of rural economic activity, and creating Author: Abraham, P. Robinson, F.


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Diversification and accumulation in rural Tanzania by Pekka SeppaМ€laМ€ Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Diversification and accumulation in rural Tanzania: anthropological perspectives on village economics. [Pekka Seppälä] -- "Recent studies on rural Africa increasingly reveal a pattern of development which is more complex than that proposed in earlier unilinear theories.

The researchers have recently located intricate. The book suggests that recent studies on rural Africa increasingly reveal a pattern of development which is more complex than that proposed in earlier unilinear theories: in that they have recently located intricate systems of patronage, local networks of cooperation, indigenous social safety nets but also alarming rates of differentiation.

The book extends the analysis of Author: P. Seppaunlaut˜launlaut˜. 8 Diversification and Accumulation in Rural Tanzania nity, was used as a yardstick to measure people.

From this perspective they seemed to lack everything: tools were poor, harvests unreliable and the income level low. Indeed, seen from Cited by: RNFE is progressive and livelihood diversification is a positive strategy of adaptation which can lead to accumulation by rural producers.

On the other hand livelihood diversification is viewed as a residual sector that offers no more than a ‘bargain basement’ for distress or coping activities6, mopping up the fall out of a failing.

This research examined whether income diversification is a means of survival or accumulation among rural and semi-urban households of Ambo district, Ethiopia. A survey of. Table - Nonfarm income of rural households: Case study evidence Table – Capital Intensity and Returns to Labor in Rural Nonfarm Activities Table – Household income diversification across settings Table – Rural Nonfarm Income, by Size of Landholding Table – Returns to Rural Nonfarm Activity, by Household Income LevelFile Size: KB.

Rethinking wildlife for livelihoods and diversification in rural Tanzania: a case study from northern Selous by Caroline Ashley, Ntengua Mdoe and Lou Reynolds* Summary This paper assesses how wildlife does and can contribute to rural livelihoods and livelihood diversification within villages on the northern border of Selous Game Reserve.

diversification behaviour of households in rural Tanzania are driven by accumulation motives rather than by survival concerns. This result ho lds true whether we use current income or asset.

Economic Reforms and Rural Livelihood Diversification in Tanzania by Kunal Sen* Summary This paper examines the impact of the economic reform programme initiated in Tanzania since on rural livelihoods. The macro-level data suggests that there has been little diversification in the Tanzanian economy since the mids both withAuthor: Kunal Sen.

Abstract. What drives income diversification among rural households in developing countries. A large literature has examined whether household income diversification is a means of survival or a means of accumulation, which has so far remained by: This research was carried out with the aim examining and understanding the different nonfarm diversification strategies pursued by households in Deber Elias Woreda.

A multi stage sampling procedure was employed to select households. First the Woreda Kebeles are stratified in to three categories based on the agro ecology.

From each stratum, three sample target kebeles Author: Mezegbu Aynalem, Habtamu Mossie, Mohammed Adem. Downloadable. What drives income diversification among rural households in developing countries.

A large literature has examined whether household income diversification is a means of survival or a means of accumulation, which has so far remained inconclusive. This paper attempts to evaluate which explanation of household income diversification – diversification as.

rural household income diversification is the norm rather than the exception, and that while endowments (physical, human, natural capital) and wealth play a role in driving engagement in different economic activities, some degree of diversification off the farm is common at all levels of.

for economic diversification in rural sub-Saharan Africa. While continuing to prioritize rural investments in the economic and social sectors, governments should mainstream rural development within national strategies and commit to the long term.

Rural and urban development policies should be brought together, ideally within a territorial orFile Size: KB. Results from the panel data also suggest a shift from distress-based diversification towards more accumulation-based processes.

While commercial dynamism within agriculture since the second round of data collection has favoured male farm managers, movement into the non-farm sector during the same time has been beneficial for both groups.

v Diversification under climate variability as part of a CSA strategy in rural Zambia Aslihan Arslan1*, Romina Cavatassi2, Leslie Lipper3, Nancy McCarthy4, Federica Alfani1 and Misael Kokwe3 1 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA), Viale delleTerme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy.

This book deals with major issues related to hand- and ox-drawn farm implements for different farming systems and ecological areas in Tanzania. It is based on field visits in some ten Tanzanian regions.

The study may shed some light on the relative importance of problems related to production and distribution of basic farm implements as an element of the crisis.

preferred. Rural Income Generation and Diversification – A Case Study in Eastern Zambia Kaisa Karttunen Abstract. Rural income diversification has been found to be rather the norm than the exception in developing countries. Smallholder households tend to diversify their income sources because of the need to manage risks.

of life in rural areas and encourage diversification of the rural economy. 07 Identifying the needs Rural areas face particular challenges as regards growth, jobs and sustainability. Europe‟s rural areas according to the OECD definition, which is based on population density, account for 92 % of EU Size: KB.

Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa: reassessing the evidence (English) Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa: reassessing the evidence (English) Abstract.

Is Africa's rural economy transforming as its economies grow. This paper uses comparable income aggregates from 41 national household Cited by:. See also P. Seppala, Diversification and Accumulation in Rural Tanzania: Anthropological Perspectives on Village Economics (Uppsala, ); S. Berry, No Condition is Permanent: The Social Dynamics of Agrarian Change in Sub-Saharan Africa (Madison, ).Cited by: Livelihood and diversification in Rural Coastal Communities: Dependence on Ecosystems Services and possibilities for Sustainable Enterprising in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Indramani Jayaweera. January Supervisor: Maricela de la Torre-Castro. A Dissertation submitted to the. Stockholm University.

in partial fulfillment of the requirements File Size: KB.'An eloquent, engaging and immensely gratifying work. Priya Lal’s nuanced analysis of the complexities and contradictions of the imaginaries, implementation and experiences of ujamaa not only challenges dominant readings of Tanzanian history (and African history more broadly), but provides a sophisticated model for how oral and archival history can be interwoven and why Cited by: