09.03.20

Rural Poverty and Rural Assets

Evidence from Tanzania Poverty and prosperity are multi-dimensional. Using single indicators of poverty will produce distorted pictures of well-being. We show that, in rural Tanzania, one of the most common measures of poverty can systematically exclude important forms of wealth. We also show that, while the perspective change in assets offers is useful, assets are […]

23.01.18

Reflections on change in Irqwa Da’aw, Mbulu, Tanzania

Part of the Longterm Livelihood Change in Tanzania project, documenting changes in rural Tanzanian communities.

27.01.17

Invisible irrigators: how small-scale Tanzanian farmers are making a difference

New research reveals that official statistics often don’t include irrigation set up and run by individual farmers.

21.12.16

Can national economic growth benefit poor rural areas of Africa?

Tanzania’s poses a typical but urgent development question

03.11.16

Collaboration in international development research: Disseminating findings and building partnerships

As part of #SIIDspotlight, Chris Flower discusses shifts in livelihoods in the Afar region of Ethiopia

13.09.16

Coffee Break: Potentials and Pitfalls for Meru Farmers’ Prosperity

Fifth and final blog from a series on Dan Brockington’s ESRC/DfID project: Exploring long-term livelihood change in Tanzania.