The impact of the Uhuru Railway of Agricultural development in the Kilombero district

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University of Dar es Salaam
The aim of the dissertation is to study the impact of the Uhuru Railway on Agricultural Development in the Kilombero District. 1. Chapter one –cover: (a) The statement of the research problem together with points which guided the empirical investigation. (b)Review of literature. The cost relevant works carried out in the District are outlined as well as a statement on their coverage. (c) Definition of terms: Terosnost frequently used in the report are defined. (d) Methodology). Here it is briefly stated how the researcher want about collecting data and why he chose thet method of data collection. 2. Chapter 2 covers : Transport Development(a)Sub-section one introduces the chapter by discussing function of transport per-se. (b)Sub section two deals with the impact of transport, railways in particular, especially what impact they have had on agriculture. (c) the third Sub-section covers railways in Africa/Tanzania and the last sub-section deals with the background to TAZARA (The Uhuru Railway). 3 Chapter 3 covers: Agricultural Development: (a) Sub-section one delays with the process of agricultural development, while sub-section two covers agricultural development in Tanzania since German period to the present. Sub section three deals with problems of peasant agricultural development. The last sub -section is an outline foe what the author believes are the essentials for agricultural development. 4. Chapter 4 is essentially a presentation of field work findings which includes: (a) Expent and Geography of the Area (b) Agricultural patterns past and present in the study area. (c) Agricuyltural problems specific to the Kilombero District (d) An outline of the Agricultrural potentials of the study Area. 5. Chapter 5: Conclusion: this chapter discusses field finds and gives suggestions as to how Tanzania could improve peasant agriculture.
Available in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr.Wirbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF HE1043.5.T3C45)
Farm produce, Transoportation, Uhuru railway, Agriculture, Kilombero, Tanzania (district), Economic conditions, Tanzania
Chitukuro, J. K 1976) The impact of the Uhuru Railway of Agricultural development in the Kilombero district, Masters dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam.