Agroecology Research and Advocacy

Project Summary

The main objective of the research  is to evaluate existing agroecological practices so as to identify the best agroecological practices based on the information and knowledge obtained from studies in the field.

The specific objectives are to: i.Generate scientific data to support  advocacy efforts for agro-ecology as a viable solution for food security and the empowerment of farmers to influence policy makers and the executive within the government at all levels, and  ii.Document evidence that can support other stakeholders such as development partners, academia and policy makers in Tanzania in their efforts to influence national and district level policies on embracing ecological agriculture as a solution to: a) Increase the productivity and profitability of the agriculture sector; b) Enhance the livelihoods of smallholder farmers; and  c) Improve the environmental conditions and soil fertility for future generations.

Hosting Unit
College of Agriculture
Hosting Department
Department of Crop Science and Horticulture
Project Leader
Prof K.P Sibuga
Funding Agency

 Swissaid Tanzania (SWTA)

Project Status
Ongoing Project
Project Completion Date
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