use of sustainable irrigation for poverty alleviation in Tanzania

the case of small holder irrigation schemes in Igurusi, Mbarali district by Shadrack Mwakalila

Publisher: Mkuki na Nyota Publishers Ltd. in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Written in English
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  • Irrigation -- Tanzania.,
  • Water resources development -- Tanzania.

Edition Notes

StatementShadrack Mwakalila, Christine Noe.
SeriesResearch report -- no. 04.1, Research report (Research Programme on Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania) -- no. 04.1.
ContributionsNoé, Christine., Research on Poverty Alleviation (Tanzania)
LC ClassificationsHD1741.T34 M87 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22663832M
ISBN 109987417280
LC Control Number2005328964

initiatives around the nexus education-poverty alleviation and concluded that decentralization can be an appropriate vehicle to reduce poverty in local areas. Chapter 3 (pp. ) is a case study of an irrigation scheme in South Africa and answers the question how poverty relief projects can be sustainable. This case book provides examples of multi-stakeholder partnerships that aim to create sustainable enterprises for both the for-profit sectors and for individuals who live in conditions of poverty. Ideal for teaching, after a brief introduction to the case method, the cases are presented as descriptions with no comments or criticisms.   Poverty in Tanzania is more common in the rural areas. About 85 percent of the country‟s poor people live in rural areas and rely on agriculture as their main source of income and livelihood. According to the Household Survey of /01, some 20 percent of rural people live in extreme poverty and about 39 percent are considered poor.   Global Poverty Alleviation: A Case Book (The International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics Book Series 3) - Kindle edition by Albert, Pauline J., Werhane, Patricia, Rolph, Tim. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Global Poverty Alleviation: A Case Book Manufacturer: Springer.

  The forth development plan () shifted the policy framework to alleviation of poverty, propagating what came to be known as ‘distribution through growth’. DAR ES SALAAM, May 7, – In Mainland Tanzania, poverty has declined by approximately one percentage point each year between and , according to a new World Bank report released today. Based on the Household Budget Survey, the Tanzania Mainland Poverty Assessment highlights the country’s first significant decline in poverty in 20 years. Press Release - A Workshop on the Marshall Plan for Poverty Alleviation and on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), was held yesterday at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, in Bell Village, in. Water and Poverty Alleviation Tanzania’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) sets out the medium term strategy for poverty reduction and indicators for measuring progress. It defines the objectives for poverty eradication by , with the following key priority areas for .

Keywords agriculture, irrigation, poverty, social work, water References Agoramoorthy, G. () Sustainable Development: The Power of Water to Ease Poverty and Enhance Ecology. This book examines whether the introduction of CNRM schemes in rural India made an impact on poverty alleviation. These programmes were implemented in various phases and manners in different states over the last two decades and their comparative performance as well as successes and failures are : Development Consultant, . In China, the government maintains that its poverty alleviation resettlement (PAR) program is a successful example of voluntary resettlement. Under this national anti-poverty initiative, millions of people living in the poorest parts of the country have been resettled “voluntarily”. However, few studies have critically examined this claim.

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The Use of Sustainable Irrigation for Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania 1. INTRODUCTION Irrigated agriculture provides about 40 per cent of the world’s food production from 18 per cent of the world’s cultivated land (World Bank, ).

About 70 per cent of worldwide water diverted from rivers or pumped from underground is used for irrigationCited by: 8. (PDF) The Use of Sustainable Irrigation for Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania: The Case of Smallholder Irrigation Schemes in Igurusi, Mbarali District | Christine Noe - is a platform for academics to share research papers.

"Irrigation has been found to be a central key part in curbing food scarcity not only in Tanzania but also in many other developing countries. The continued dependence on rainfall in agriculture has proved incapable of sustaining the population increase.

The Use of Sustainable Irrigation for Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania:The Case of Cited by: 8. The use of sustainable irrigation for poverty alleviation in Tanzania: the case of smallholder irrigation schemes in Igurusi Mbarali District Published Jan Authors.

Download Citation | On Jan 1,Shadrack Mwakalila and others published The Use of Sustainable Irrigation for Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania: The Case of Smallholder Irrigation Schemes in. The use of sustainable irrigation for poverty alleviation in Tanzania The case of smallholder irrigation schemes in Igurusi, Mbarali District Irrigation has been found to be a central key part in curbing food scarcity not only in Tanzania but also in many other developing countries.

Poverty and destitution continue to be pervasive in development. Recent surveys have revealed that in Tanzania, over fifty percent of the population still live in poverty and about one-tenth of the households are severely undernourished.

In response to the world-wide growing concerns about poverty and since sustainable poverty reduction continues to be one of Tanzania's. In book: Africa in the globalisation era.

as measured by the GNI per capita and lived poverty in Tanzania which is measured on the basis of whether and how often respondents go. The NATNETS programme in Tanzania. Approximatelydeaths are attributed to malaria yearly in Tanzania –ab of these deaths are among children under-five.

The total Tanzanian population at risk from malaria amounts to nearly 35 million. Young children and pregnant women bear by far the highest risk of dying from malaria. conditions of poverty (Shitundu et al, and Kironde, ).

Tanzania, has for many years been concerned with rural poverty. Nationally representative surveys and assessment of poverty in Tanzania were conducted in /92 and in use of sustainable irrigation for poverty alleviation in Tanzania book A National Poverty Profile which was prepared after these assessments still revealed that.

The use of sustainable irrigation for poverty alleviation in Tanzania: the case of small holder irrigation schemes in Igurusi, Mbarali district Author: Shadrack Mwakalila ; Christine Noé ; Research on Poverty Alleviation (Tanzania).

The Role of Traditional Irrigation Systems in Poverty Alleviation in Semi-Arid Areas 1. INTRODUCTION: CHAMAZI IN THE SEMI-ARID AREAS OF LUSHOTO DISTRICT Tanzania has made some progress in reducing poverty, the incidence of which fell from 65% of the population in to 51% inbefore rising to 60% (URT, ).

Poverty. The potential conflict between promoters of rapid groundwater development for poverty alleviation and the proponents of a more cautious approach is discussed.

The ‘Invisibility’ and limited area of SSGWI in semi-arid, sub-Saharan Africa are contrasted with their importance in what are otherwise drought-prone dryland environments. Downloadable. This paper outlines poverty alleviation policies in Tanzania from to Trends in poverty and challenges faced by the country in reducing poverty have also been highlighted.

Poverty-reduction policies that have been implemented in Tanzania can be categorized into three policy clusters. The first cluster covers policies that reduce income poverty. Tanzania has a current population of million people. Current statistics form the World Bank show that in% of Tanzanians lived below US$ per day.

This figure is an improvement over 's report indicating a poverty rate of %. Tanzania has seen annual GDP gains of 7% since and this economic growth is attributed to this positive trends for poverty alleviation. It was therefore, necessary to examines the sustainability of irrigation practices in Usangu plains and their roles in poverty alleviation in Tanzania.

The main objective of this study is to recommend policy, interventions, and institutional arrangements for making irrigated agriculture effective in improving socio-economic benefits.

The Government of Tanzania has focused on poverty reduction as a core objective of policy since There was growth throughout this period, and significant poverty reduction from tobut also impoverishing effects. Poverty eradication is addressed in Chapter II of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (), which stressed that eradicating poverty is the greatest global challenge facing the world today and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development, particularly for developing countries.

The Africa Portal is a research repository and an expert analysis hub on African affairs. Tanzania - River Basin Management and Smallholder Irrigation Improvement Project (English) Abstract.

The objectives of the River Basin Management and Smallholder Irrigation Improvement Project are to: (1) strengthen the Government's capacity to manage water resources and address water related environmental concerns both at the national level, and in.

the proposed Sustainable Development Goals from poverty alleviation to food security. This book is a timely contribution as it cuts across the water and fertilizer sectors and summarizes the state-of-the-art knowledge on plant nutrition and water management and the challenges we face in achieving the food security component of the Sustainable.

The contribution of farming to food security, nutrition, employment and poverty alleviation in Africa cannot be overemphasised. This paper analysed the effects of adopting ecosystem-based farm management practices (EBFMPs) on the livelihoods of irrigation farmers in Africa, using Ghana as a case study.

The paper employed mixed methods (qualitative and. in devising sustainable poverty reduction solutions – aimed not only at the household level but also at the community and national levels.

Giving children access to an integrated package of basic social services of good quality is one of the most effective and efficient steps in combating poverty. - Poverty is also characterized by lack of income and productive resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods, hunger and malnutrition, ill health, limited or lack of access to education and other basic services.

and lack of irrigation schemes. the strategies for poverty alleviation in Tanzania are; 1. Strategies for Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania The United Republic of Tanzania is the only country in Africa, and perhaps in the world, that within a span of 40 years has gone through rapid and radical transformations - from a colonial system to a system linking rural households to social services and to a market economy - without sacrificing.

This book underscores that genetic resources are accelerators of the Agenda for Sustainable Development. Genetic resources are contributing to poverty alleviation (SDG 1), food security (SDG 2), good health and wellbeing (SDG 3), gender equality (SDG 5), innovation (SDG 9) and life on land (SDG 15), just to name a few.

Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.

Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty.

Pathways for irrigation development: policies and irrigation performance in Tanzania 9 Key Messages • Irrigation development is currently a key component of Tanzania’s food security, rural poverty alleviation and climate resilience strategies. Yet achieving these outcomes is by no means guaranteed.

Irrigation development in Tanzania is critically important in ensuring that the nation attains a reliable and sustainable crop production and productivity as a move towards food security and poverty reduction. Agriculture in Tanzania has remained unpredictable and of low productivity, this being due to.

This project is aimed at minimizing draught in Mtwara region Tanzania by providing small scale farmers with low cost drip-irrigation ssystems.

This will ensure increase in production and poverty alleviation. Drip irrigation is a type of micro-irrigation system that has the potential to save water and nutrients by allowing water to drip slowly. The population in Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda in w, 46,respectively. As the population grows there should be sustainable poverty reduction.

Regarding these statistics, USA, Uganda and Tanzania are likely to reduce or eradicate poverty within the Sustainable Development Goals timeline.overview of the role of irrigation in poverty alleviation, identifies key linkages, pathways and mechanisms through which irrigation contributes to poverty reduction—offering a framework for looking at the irrigation–poverty nexus.

A review of the empirical evidence on the impacts of irrigation on poverty with a focus on recent research.Towards sustainable food security (English) Abstract. Today the world is under the threat of a silent crisis--the crisis of underdevelopment.

At the very center of concern about development is the concern of food, agriculture, and people.