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Case study: The International Small Group & Tree Planting Program (TIST)

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The following chapter gives an overview of the case study setting and the field research conducted for data collection. At first, the set up and purpose of TIST, the International Small Group and Tree Planting Program is described in more detail. Subsequently, the agricultural household survey for data collection, which was conducted from March through June 2005 in Tanzania, is portrayed. Special emphasis is put on the sampling procedure and the survey set up in order to ensure representativeness of the study findings. Finally, descriptive results of the case study are presented with a focus on interesting details as related to the data structure and hypotheses.

Keywords: Case study: The International Small Group & Tree Planting Program (TIST)

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 2009

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