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Published by Economic Research Bureau, University of Dar es Salaam in [Dar es Salaam] .
Written in English



  • Tanzania.


  • Livestock -- Economic aspects -- Tanzania.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby William Mackenzie.
SeriesE.R.B. paper ; 73.5, E.R.B. paper ;, 73.5.
LC ClassificationsHD9427.T36 M33
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 97 p. ;
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4533758M
LC Control Number76980767

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Tanzania has largely completed its transition to a market economy, though the government retains a presence in sectors such as telecommunications, banking, energy, and mining. The economy depends on agriculture, which accounts for slightly less than one-quarter of GDP and employs about 65% of the work force, although gold production in recent. Tanzania is a low-income rural economy, with livestock contributing around 12 percent to GDP. In the country shifted from a centrally planned to a market-economy: trade, exchange and interest rates were liberalized and more than half of UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA % %File Size: KB. Livestock Stakeholders Conference on Formulation of Livestock Sector Development Strategy in Tanzania – April Strategy development has also benefited from two reports that were prepared by Ministry of Water and Livestock Development on the basis of special consultations with stakeholders in the livestock sub-File Size: 94KB. transformation of smallholder livestock keeping into commercial livestock keeping in rukwa region southwestern tanzania. dennis konga. a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts. in. history of the open university of tanzania.