- 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
Published on June 8, 2018
Olabisi, Tschirley, Nyange, Awokuse, 2018. The Challenge of Substituting Sunflower Oil for Imported Palm Oil: Evidence from Tanzania. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 99.
Published on May 21, 2018
David Tschirley, Tumaini Charles, Isaac Minde, and David Nyange. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, May 21, 2018
Published on May 10, 2018
Thomas Jayne and Ayala Wineman. 2018. The Journal Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy (AEPP)
Published on April 11, 2018
Presentation at the Panel Discussion on Land-Grab and the Rise of Medium and Large Scale Farms in Africa, N.S.Y. Mdoe, 10th Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial, Intellectual Festival, April 11-13, 2018.
Published on April 10, 2018
T.S. Jayne and Holger Kray, Seminar at the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Tanzania, Dodoma, Tanzania, April 10, 2018