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Changes in the upland irrigation system and implications for rural poverty alleviation

a case of the Ndiwa irrigation system, West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania

by Cosmas H. Sokoni

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Published by Mkuki na Nyota Publishers in Dar es Salaam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation -- Economic aspects -- Tanzania -- Usambara Mountains,
  • Irrigation farming -- Economic aspects -- Tanzania -- Usambara Mountains,
  • Rural poor -- Tanzania,
  • Tanzania -- Economic conditions -- 1964-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-41).

    StatementCosmas H. Sokoni, Tamilwai C. Shechambo.
    SeriesResearch report / Research on poverty alleviation -- No. 05.1, Research report (Research Programme on Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania) -- no. 05.1.
    ContributionsKimaro, Monica.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1741.T342 U837 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16260158M
    ISBN 109987417507
    ISBN 109789987417506
    LC Control Number2007332333

    Alleviation Growth in Rural Nonfarm Economy nin Developi The specific objectives of the project were to reduce rural poverty, the sustainability of the irrigation systems can also change. In this paper, we discuss the implications for poverty alleviation of growing water scarcity with particular reference to South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. First, we briefly summarize the impact of irrigation development on poverty alleviation in South Asia in the recent past.

    In a considerable number of cases, rural poverty is caused by worsening access to irrigation water. Irrigation water is an asset and its availability increases or reduces household capacity to produce income in combination with other assets. It largely contributes to food security of the rural population.   The system of group borrowing through mutual guarantees is based on strong Islamic cooperative behavior and mutually reinforcing positive incentives in poverty alleviation. There is some evidence of its effectiveness for the two primary objectives of Islamic microfinance programs: income and production enhancement which are the ingredient of.

    Philippines - Agricultural sector strategy review (Vol. 2): Annexes (Inglês) Resumo. The country faces a daunting challenge in restoring the momentum of development in the Philippine economy, and the agriculture sector is expected to play a crucial role in this recovery process. A large proportion of the rural population in the Rainfed-Mixed Farming System lives in chronic poverty, aggravated by periodic drought-induced severe transient poverty (see Box ). Agriculture is oriented towards subsistence; while most areas are poorly served .


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Ndiwa Irrigation System (NIS) (1) Poverty Alleviation (1) Rural Poverty (1). Changes in the Upland Irrigation System and Implications for Rural Poverty Alleviation A Case of the Ndiwa Irrigation System, West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania "Rural poverty is a major problem in Tanzania that has become the focus of different development strategies.

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valleys and plateaus where the irrigation potential is limited by the hilly terrain and minimal infrastructure, the focus is towards rural poverty alleviation, stabilization of shifting cultivation and diversification of farming systems through expansion of community managed irrigation systems.

magnitude of rural poverty—South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. They could not be we discuss the implications for poverty alleviation of growing water.

the Zhanghe Irrigation System (ZIS. management of the critical natural resource base in the upland areas is the other major development challenge for the country, and has important implications for ensuring the sustainability of broad-based rural growth, and for rural poverty alleviation.

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Summary. Most of the upland areas of Southeast Asia are characterized by insufficient infrastructure, low productivity in smallholder crop and animal production, mounting environmental problems such as soil and forest degradation and loss of biodiversity, increasing population pressure, and widespread poverty, particular in rural areas.

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Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA): Tanzania, Tanzania, [Google Scholar]. Irrigation has contributed significantly to poverty alleviation, food security, and improving the quality of life for rural populations. However, the sustainability of irrigated agriculture is being questioned, both economically and environmentally.

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Downloadable (with restrictions)! Promotion of smallholder irrigation is cited as a strategy for enhancing income generation and food security for sub-Saharan Africa’s poor farmers, but what makes this technology a successful poverty alleviation tool?

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