Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania

CliFT — Climate-smart Futures in Rural Tanzania

Research project African countries are disproportionately vulnerable to climate change as they are more dependent on rainfed agriculture, already face dry conditions, and have lower adaptive capacity. However, current climate change adaptation and coping strategies r ...
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Crowdfunding for Youth Entrepreneurship in Tanzania

Research project The literature highlights some of the limitations of traditional debt financing as a response to the youth entrepreneurs’ financing needs. Funding becomes a matter of friends and family, and local dealers all represent a limited and expensive means o ... Midterm report Three doctoral students have completed their data analysis and are at different stages of writing the final drafts of their theses. They have also prepared drafts of papers and submitted them for publication. Notably, one of the Ph. ...
Period: 2019-02-1 to 2025-01-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania Partner institutions: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Small Industries Development Organization (SIDO), Tanzania Project code: 18-15-TAN Total grant: 11,812,788 DKK
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Green Resources Innovations For Livelihood Improvement

Research project The proposed collaborative project titled “Green Resources Innovations for Livelihood Improvement (GRILI)’ will be carried out in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania and Manyara region where Synadenium glaucescens, and Commiphora swynnertonii are f ... Midterm report Five PhD students icluding one female are recruted in the project. Zaituni Msengwa (female), Frank Rwegoshora, David Credo, Christopher Mwankuna and Eziacka Mpelangwa are writting their thesis and manuscripts, and ambitious to compl ...
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Informal worker organisation and social protection

Research project This project will investigate emerging collective forms of informal worker organisation in the Global South (focusing on Kenya and Tanzania) and their implications for social protection. Rather than seeing a decrease in informal work due to globaliza ...
Period: 2016-10-15 to 2022-12-31 Countries: Kenya Tanzania Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Greenwich (GRE), United Kingdom Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania University of Nairobi (UoN), Kenya Project code: 16-05-RUC Total grant: 9,898,063 DKK
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Enhancing Productivity, Market Access and Income of Small Farming Businesses in Tanzania: Potentials and Limitations in Contract Farming

Research project The project portfolio for phase 2 consists of three separate sub-projects that all are nourished by research findings from phase 1. The three sub-projects are tied together by emerging or changing contractual systems, the overarching issue examined i ...
Period: 2013-11-29 to 2020-11-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania Partner institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 13-P03-TAN Total grant: 4,951,910 DKK
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Productivity, Market Access and Incomes for Small farming businesses through Contracts

Research project One of the recent innovations and new approaches for addressing the problem of market access and inadequate farm income amongst smallholder commercial farmers in developing economies is the development of integrated systems of agricultural production ... Project Completion report: Resuts for Objectives 1 and Output 2: Sources of technical efficiency included proper usage of improved seed varieties; timely undertaking of farm activities (land preparation, planting, weeding, fertilizer applicatio ...
Period: 2011-04-1 to 2015-12-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania Partner institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 10-P11-TAN Total grant: 5,384,349 DKK
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