Improving Livelihood to Farmers through Sunflower Seeds Processing: A case of Mshani Village - Sumbawanga District

Maridadi, Prisila Festus (2013) Improving Livelihood to Farmers through Sunflower Seeds Processing: A case of Mshani Village - Sumbawanga District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

In many societies poverty is a challenge although the government makes effort in formulating agricultural policies in creation of conducive environment for agricultural growth. Specifically in relation to development of markets and marketing systems for inputs and outputs but poor planning, knowledge and management of agricultural outputs leads the farmers to fall into the jungle of poverty. The need for poverty alleviation is important issues for any community in its economic development. The researcher used primary and secondary methods in dada correction. Primary data collected through interview, questionnaire and observation and secondary data used to correct documentation data. Community needs assessment finding basically designed to present what was gather during the study. The finding presented based on the research questions which hold base the situation concerning community needs of Mshani village – in Sumbawanga. The data were obtained from Mshani village farmers, village leaders, ward leaders and district leaders and processed by Statistical Package Software Skills (SPSS). The government should make sure that the policy which made consider the oilseeds production, processing as well of market to improve it to the producers.

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 12:03
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:03
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/820

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