Tanzania

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on Tanzania. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to Tanzania. See ILRI research on other countries

In recent years the Program in Tanzania - focused on dairy development - is linking up with different local and national stakeholders. One of the most promising partnerships has been with the Tanga Dairy Platform. To learn from the platform's experiences, we recently produced three photo films telling stories from platform stakeholders. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Aug/2014

In this interview, Per Hillbur introduces himself and his work with Africa RISING. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in the project. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Aug/2014

On 25 and 26 June, partners in the Tanzania dairy value chain development projects met to develop a strategy and implementation plan for the coming years. Amos Omore, ILRI value chain leader gave an update of progress so far in the value chain development program: Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Aug/2014

Meet Africa RISING model farmer Andre Mayi from Babati District in Tanzania. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2014

Inorganic fertilizers have a bad name in Babati (Tanzania) and are accused of ruining soils. Dispelling this myth and urging farmers to use them to boost their production was one of the key messages at a Farmers’ Field Day held in Babati District, 21 - 22 May 2014. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2014

As much as farmers call me a breeder, they are breeders as well, ” said Wills Munthali, from ICRISAT Malawi, during a farmer’s field day in Njoro, in Kiteto district. “Under Africa RISING we are working hand in hand with farmers in the selection of improved varieties. They are breeders as well. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jul/2014

This week (15 Jul 2014), the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) organized a discussion at CTA's Fin4Ag Conference in Nairobi on 'Testing innovations in livestock and dairy value chain finance: Insights from East and Southern Africa'. The discussion was moderated by Jo Cadilhon, a senior agro-economist in ILRI's Policy, Trade and Value Chains Program who is based at the institute's Nairobi headquarters. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jul/2014

This 5-minute film tells the story of the Tanzanian Tanga Dairy Platform, which is helping dairy farmers in Tanzania to improve their milk production and sales. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jul/2014

This short film tells the story of Sheha Saidi, a dairy farmer from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, who compares her experiences of keeping dairy cattle in Tanzania’s largest city with the experiences of her sister who lives and keeps dairy cows in Pongwe, Tanga.
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ILRI news blog, Jul/2014

In the film, Faustina Akyoo, a small-scale dairy farmer, explains how she learnt dairying from her parents in Arusha before moving to the coastal town of Tanga where she continued keeping cows in addition to taking up employment. She is now retired, and her five dairy cows are an important source of income for her family. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jul/2014

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