Small Scale Honey Processing Tools for Pastoralists Economic Development in Naberera Ward in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region Tanzania

Loishiye , Philemon Simon (2014) Small Scale Honey Processing Tools for Pastoralists Economic Development in Naberera Ward in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

In rural areas of Tanzania honey sub sector is among of the potential enterprises that accommodate most of farmers/pastoralist and small scale producers it is one of the potential and reasonably subsectors which can generate income for the poor household. That potential notwithstanding, the sub sector is facing several production constraints that have limited its potentials for contributing to poverty reduction. The constraints include poor tools of honey processing, poor packaging of honey products, poor marketing system and lack of appropriate knowledge on honey processing skills. As a result most of honey producers in rural and small town in Tanzania feel disappointed by large and big honey industries which apply its resources and catch both internal and external honey market. Poor tools are the major constraint and in particular honey processing equipments which causes low production of honey products, poor processing. Despite the mentioned constraints honey sub-sector is found in almost all pastoralist households in the rural areas and sub-urban which confirm that its potentials is yet to be utilized. That situation is an indication that honey sector is an economic opportunity of which pastoralist can learn easily the entrepreneurial skills required for making honey sub sector a reliable source for income generation and household food security. Thus, through capacity building and supply of improved honey processing equipments producers can develop the necessary attitude, knowledge and skills for developing the sector (honey sub sector) as an economic enterprise.

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: 14 Jan 2016 12:10
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:10
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/749

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