Improvement of food security in Arusha by constructing silos grain storage at Oldonyowas village in Arusha District in Arusha Region, Tanzania

Innocent , Estomih (2015) Improvement of food security in Arusha by constructing silos grain storage at Oldonyowas village in Arusha District in Arusha Region, Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

A dissertation on Improvement of food security by constructing by constructing silos grain storage at Oldonyowas village in Arusha district in Tanzania is one of the needs derived from Community Needs Assessments (CNA) conducted in Oldonyowas village in Arusha district. The CNA exercise was conducted which came up with the community needs and problems, the main problem unveiled with CNA exercise which faces majority community members in Oldonyowas Village was the prevalence of food insecurity. Though among activities Oldonyowas community members do is farming which contribute to their household food security. However, food crops have been facing the problem of post-harvest lose. Under this study there were four objectives which set to facilitate solving the problem, these are; Sensitizing the Oldonyowas community members on silos grain storage project , Facilitating on building skills and knowledge on managing silos grain storage project by, To assist in raising fund for successes full intervention on the silos grain storage project, To create reliable market for grain’s. Three objectives have been achieved except one objective which was to create reliable market for grains which will be met under the full operation of the project In keeping with the major objective of the project it was recommended that project stakeholders should consider expansion of grain storage hand in hand with expanding production for the crops to ensure availability of food to all people all over the community. Farmers in the project area should regard silos as one of the effective facility to store crop so that enough food will be found to ensure food security.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:06
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:06
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1449

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