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 […]
Reflections on change in Irqwa Da’aw, Mbulu, Tanzania
Part of the Longterm Livelihood Change in Tanzania project, documenting changes in rural Tanzanian communities.
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.
Can national economic growth benefit poor rural areas of Africa?
Tanzania’s poses a typical but urgent development question
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
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.