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TWO PhD FELLOWSHIPS UNDER BSU III-AVC PROJECT

TWO PhD FELLOWSHIPS UNDER BSU III-AVC PROJECT

20 May 2020
The BSU III – AVC project invites qualified applicants to apply for the available fully funded PhD positions to pursue PhD studies in Agribusiness as detailed hereunder: Background In response to the rapidly growing agribusiness subsector in the world, SUA in collaboration with the DANIDA funded, Building Stronger Universities (BSU III) Programme through the Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) Thematic Area, has developed a PhD in Agribusiness Progr...
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CALL FOR APPLICATION OF AGRO-STUDIES INTERNSHIP IN ISRAEL - 2020/21

CALL FOR APPLICATION OF AGRO-STUDIES INTERNSHIP IN ISRAEL - 2020/21

11 May 2020
Further details on agro studies can also be accessed through: www.agrostudies.com/programs.
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The Determinants of Farmers’ Choice of Markets for Staple Food Commodities in Dodoma and Morogoro, Tanzania

The Determinants of Farmers’ Choice of Markets for Staple Food Commodities in Dodoma and Morogoro, Tanzania

04 May 2020
Written by Rajabu Joseph Kangile 1,*, Charles Peter Mgeni 2,3,* , Zena Theopist Mpenda 2 and Stefan Sieber 3,4 Institutional and policy-induced factors affect farmers’ decisions on the choice of the market to sell their staple foods. This results in low motivation to participate in the production and agricultural commodities’ commercialization. This study determines specific institutional and policy-induced factors affecting the farmers’ decision...
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Mobile money services and rice commercialisation in Tanzania

Mobile money services and rice commercialisation in Tanzania

14 April 2020
  Written by Aida Isinika & Ntengua Mdoe Agricultural commercialisation is generally said to occur when an increasing number of farmers use more purchased inputs and they sell a larger share of their harvest.  In Mngeta division, Kilombero district, where rice is the main food and cash crop, production has been rising with time, facilitated by various factors, and so has the share of rice sold, hence rising commercialisation. ...
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APRA Brief 23: Does rice commercialisation in Mngeta, Kilombero, Tanzania impact livelihoods?

APRA Brief 23: Does rice commercialisation in Mngeta, Kilombero, Tanzania impact livelihoods?

14 April 2020
Written by, Aida Isinika, Ntengua Mdoe, John Jeckonia, Christopher Magomba, Gilead Mlay and Devotha Kilave This policy brief draws from research on rice commercialisation in Mngeta division, Kilombero District. The study area was selected because it fits well with the government’s ambition, under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania framework, for smallholder farmers to benefit from technology transfer and market linkage with lar...
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