Agrarian economy, state and society in contemporary Tanzania / edited by Peter G. Forster, Sam Maghimbi

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Subjects: Agriculture and state--Tanzania
Land reform--Tanzania--Case studies
Agricultural productivity--Tanzania
Tanzania--Economic conditions--1964-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Aldershot ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, 1999
Series: making of modern Africa
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xxiv, 257 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables, Figures and Maps
List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction / Peter G. Forster, Sam Maghimbi
Pt. I. Structural Adjustment and Land Reform
1. Trading Images; Discourse and Statistical Evidence on Agricultural Adjustment in Tanzania (1986-95) / Stefano Ponte 3
2. Tanzania: Implementing Structural Adjustment Programmes - Learning from the Past / M. E. Mlambiti 26
3. Structural Adjustment and Land Reform Policy in Tanzania: A Political Interpretation of the 1992 National Agricultural Policy / Andrew S. Z. Kiondo 42
4. Land Issues and Tanzania's Political Economy / C. S. L. Chachage 57
5. The Failure of Institutional, Technical and Structural Shifts in Tanzanian Peasant Agriculture: Some Lessons from India's Green Revolution / Sam Maghimbi 75
6. Revolution and Stagnation in the Peasant Economy of Zanzibar / Sam Maghimbi 89
Pt. II. Indigenous Technical Knowledge
7. Linking Institutional Research and Extension to Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Experience from the UMADEP Project at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) / A. Z. Mattee, T. Lassalle 105
8. Indigenous Knowledge and Natural Resources Management / G. C. Kajembe, D. F. Rutatora 116
9. The Implications of Farmers' Indigenous Knowledge for Sustainable Agricultural Production in Tanzania / Sizya Lugeye 126
10. The Matengo Pit System of Farming and its Sustainability in the Matengo Highlands of Mbinga District, Tanzania / D. F. Rutatora 136
Pt. III. Case Studies
11. The Development Crisis of Peasant Agriculture in Tanzania in the 1980s and 1990s / Francis F. Lyimo 147
12. Peasant Agriculture in Tanzania: Access to and Use of Resources to Improve Agricultural Production / Francis F. Lyimo 160
13. Urban Agriculture and its Damaging Effects on the Urban Environment: The Case of Tanzania / Malongo R. S. Mlozi 184
14. Near and yet so Poor: Explaining Underdevelopment in the Coast Region of Tanzania / Simeon Mesaki 200
15. Where have all the Young Girls Gone? Gender and Sex Ratios on Mafia Island, Tanzania / Pat Caplan 214
16. Rural Tanzanians and the National Elections of 1995 / John Sivalon 225
Index of Personal Names 244
Index of Place Names 250
Subject Index 253
Additional Authors: Forster, Peter G. (Peter Glover), 1944-
Maghimbi, Sam
Notes: ISBN: 1859726275
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
OCLC Number: 41387987
ISBN/ISSN: 1859726275