Authors: Government of Tanzania; World Bank
Publication date: December 1994
This report provides an overview of agro-ecological characteristics, the rural household, and the institutional framework which together determine Tanzania ' s agricultural development prospects. The report: 1) provides a brief review of agricultural growth since the 1960s; 2) describes the natural resource base, land use, and the nature of the rural household; 3) provides an assessment of the Government institutions, farmer cooperatives, and other enterprises which support agricultural development; 4) assesses the results of adjustment on agricultural products; 5) attempts to fit the characteristics of the various subsectors, the constraints to development and growth opportunities to the Government ' s objectives for the sector; 6) recommends Government interventions in the short and medium term, to support agricultural development; and 7) provides a brief overview of the potential role of Government in supporting and investing in agricultural development.
Publisher: World Bank