Improved crop varieties, agronomic practices, soil water conservation practices

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  • AR NAFAKA maize grain yield Kongwa Kiteto

    AR NAFAKA maize grain yield Kongwa Kiteto; AR NAFAKA yield data; Maize yield and soil chemical properties in Kilolo and Kilosa; Mbozi yield data for maize, beans and groundnuts

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Dataset metadata

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Created Thursday 17th of November, 2016
Last updated Friday 6th of July, 2018
Dataset type Non-spatial
Abstract Establishment of demonstration plots on improved crop varieties (maize, groundnuts, soybeans and beans) and best-bet agronomic pratices and soil and water conservation practices in Babati, Kongwa, kiteto, Mvomero, Mbozi, Kilosa and Kilolo in Tanzania. Training of lead farmers and extension staff to empower them with knowledge on improved technologies so that they can also train others.
Principal investigator Bright Jumbo
Principal investigator email
Partners CIMMYT, IITA, CIAT, ICRAF, ARI-Hombolo, SELIAN agricultural research institute
Other researchers involved Fred Kizito, Erehema Swai, Job Kihara, Freddy Baijukya, Yangole Luhenda, Inot, Francis Muthoni, Japhet, Anthony Kimaro, Chacha and Zubeda Mduruma
Contact person Bright Jumbo
Contact email
Custodian Bright Jumbo
Custodian email
Data collected from 01/10/2014
Data collected to 30/10/2016
Availability date 30/11/2016
License Creative Commons Attribution
Release of confidential data? No
Consent obtained? No

Project metadata

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Project title Enhancing partnership among Africa RISING (AR), NAFAKA and TUBORESHE CHAKULA (TUBOCHA) Programs for fast-tracking delivery and scaling of agricultural technologies in Tanzania
Project abstract This project is implemented in partnership between AfricaRISING research team and NAFAKA and focuses on scaling of agricultural technologies that include deployment of improved maize varieties and legumes (beans, soybean, groundnuts), deployment of improved water and soil conservation practices and improved good agricultural practices; in Babati, Kongwa, Kiteto, Kilosa, Mvomero, mbozi and kilolo districts of Tanzania. The project is implemented by CIMMYT, IITA, CIAT, ICRAF, ARI-Hombolo, AMINATA Quality Seeds compnay, Meru Agro-Tours and Cosultants seed company, NAFAKA and Selian Agricultural Research Institute
Project website
Donor United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Partners CIMMYT, IITA, CIAT, ICRAF, ARI-Hombolo, SELIAN agricultural research institute
Start date 01/10/2014
End date 30/09/2017
Principal investigator Irmgard Zeledon
Other staff involved Mateete Bekunda, Bright Jumbo, Anthony Kimaro, Erehema Swai, Fred Kizito, Job Kihara, Haroon Sseguya, Yangole Luhenda, Inot, Japhet, Fred Baijukya, Francis Muthoni, Zubeda mduruma and Chacha