- 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
Does Sustainable Intensification of Maize Production Enhance Child Nutrition? Evidence from Rural Tanzania
Published on July 30, 2018
Jongwoo Kim, Nicole M. Mason, and Sieglinde Snapp, 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE 2018), Vancouver, Canada, 30 July 2018
Published on July 29, 2018
D. van der Westhuizen, T.S. Jayne, F.H. Meyer, J. van Niekerk, 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE), July 29, 2018
Does Farm Structure Matter? The Effects of Farmland Distribution Patterns on Rural Household Incomes in Tanzania
Published on July 28, 2018
Jordan Chamberlin & T. S. Jayne, Rural Transformation in the 21st Century: The Challenges of Low-Income, Late-Transforming Countries PIM pre-conference workshop International Conference of Agricultural Economists July 28, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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