Analysis for the Role of Technology in Soil Conservation to Smallholder Farmers: A Case of Kiroka Village Project Morogoro.

Mahenge, Faraja Yona (2020) Analysis for the Role of Technology in Soil Conservation to Smallholder Farmers: A Case of Kiroka Village Project Morogoro. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Conservation Agriculture CA) technologies have been promoted to improve soil conservation, however, adoption of these technologies has been facing challenges from smallholder farmers. The purpose of the study was to assess the role of technologies in soil conservation on smallholder farmers at Kiroka village. The study applied quantitative approaches, T-test and Correlation tools as technique used to analyse data ,the sample size was 133 random and simple sampling technique, questionnaires were used in data collection. In the conserved farms production was high and contribute much for the soil social economic activities to take place in these ares where exchange of goods and services is done and as a results strengthening families lives hood. The study findings that farmers are aware on technologies used on soil conservation and their social economic benefits but luck an information concerning morden technologies and high cost of technologies tha hinder them from implementation. Farmers play a great role in setting up rules and regulations on imposing and describing strategies that can be utilized to enhance the performance of the land conservation. The study confirmed that various technologies have a positive relationship with the soil conservation hence technologies plays a role in supporting effective soil conservation management, since it provides supports to smallholder farmers, environment keeping as well as maintaining equal system and eventual change the lives hood of the entire community. Government institutions, farmers associations and all agriculture stakeholders continue to provide education, knowledge, seminars to the farmers to add value to the land by conserving the soil. Keywords: Soil conservation technologies, conserved farms and none conserved farms.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2021 07:36
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2021 07:36

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