Promoting Urban Agriculture Through Improved Agricultural Inputs: A Case of KiseweVegetable Growers: Chamazi Ward Temeke Municipality, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Mayabu, Michael Gervas (2013) Promoting Urban Agriculture Through Improved Agricultural Inputs: A Case of KiseweVegetable Growers: Chamazi Ward Temeke Municipality, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This report defines Participatory Assessment Research that was conducted in Chamazi Ward Temeke Municipality. The research conducted provide information that led to establishment of project on promoting Urban Agriculture through use of Agricultural Inputs, a case of Kisewe Vegetables growing group. The objective of the assessment was to identify the real needs of the community and ways on how to solve them. To execute objective, the assessment used participatory urban appraisal whereby community members were involved from data generation to the project implementation stage. Findings from assessment showed that the community has many problems, but the main one that needs urgent intervention is Low vegetables harvested yields. The project Intervention to help kisewe vegetable growing group to produce more yields per plot. Through using agricultural inputs enable youth who was engaged in agriculture to develop economically, hence created an employment. The general objective of the project was to promote higher productivity of Vegetables through improved Agricultural Inputs. The specific objective are to produce different types of vegetables, to introduce a new technology of producing vegetables using agricultural inputs such as Improved seeds, Organic and inorganic fertilizers and the uses of pesticides to control insectpest by February 2013; and to enhance the involvement of Community members in saving and credit by 2013.

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: 11 Jan 2016 14:25
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2016 14:25
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/877

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