- The capital is Dodoma and the largest city is Dar es Salaam.
- The official languages are French and Swahili
- Area: 365,756 sq mi (approx. 3x the size of the State of Michigan)
- Population approx. 56 million in 2016
- Climate: Tanzania’s climate is tropical with coastal areas being hot and humid, while the northwestern highlands are cool and temperate.
Fun fact: Mt Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania and at 19,341 feet above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Africa.
Main Research Themes
- Agrifood System Transformation
- Input Use and Market Development
- Policy Research and Capacity Building
- Sustainable Agricultural Intensification
- Training and Capacity Building
- Value Chain Analysis
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Publications and Presentations
Do Different Extension Approaches Affect Smallholder Farmers’ Willingness-to-Pay for New Agricultural Technologies? Experimental Auction Results from Tanzania
Published on August 7, 2018
Stephen N. Morgan, Nicole M. Mason, and Mywish Maredia, Michigan State University, August 7, 2018
Does Sustainable Intensification of Maize Production Enhance Child Nutrition? Evidence from Rural Tanzania
Published on August 6, 2018
Jongwoo Kim, Nicole M. Mason, and Sieglinde Snapp, 2018 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 6, 2018
Published on August 5, 2018
D. van der Westhuizen, T.S. Jayne, F.H. Meyer, Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) – African Section, Washington, DC, August 5, 2018
Published on August 1, 2018
T.S. Jayne, Milu Muyanga, Kwame Yeboah, Ayala Wineman, Antony Chapoto, Divan Vanderwesthuisen, 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, August 1, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Published on July 31, 2018
James Thurlow, Josee Randriamamonjy and Todd Benson, 2018. Identifying Priority Value Chains in Tanzania, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 106. East Lansing: Michigan State University