Tanzania Cotton Sector Development Programme Baseline Survey

Funder: Gatsby Charitable Foundation
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Leonard, PhD; University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Savannas Forever will conduct household baseline surveys and discussion groups with Tanzanian cotton farmers in 134 villages located in 30 districts in Tanzania’s Western Cotton Belt. The objective of the baseline project is to evaluate the impact of a major restructuring of Tanzania’s cotton industry through the Tanzania Cotton Sector Development Programme.


Food for Assets Baseline Survey

Funder: World Food Program (WFP)
Principal Investigator(s):
Dates: September-October 2011
Savannas Forever conducted household baseline surveys and focus groups on asset ownership, community assets, food consumption and program awareness in 30 villages in 8 regions of Tanzania including Shinyanga, Mwanza, Mara, Tabora, Dodoma, Kilimanjaro, Tanga and Arusha Regions.


Tanzanian Domestic Biogas Programme Baseline Survey

Funders: SNV, Netherlands Development Organisation; Tanzanian Domestic Biogas Programme
Principal Investigator(s):
Dates: May-June 2011
Baseline survey included 280 household surveys in four villages and included demographic, socioeconomic, agricultural practices, food security, energy use and a household member time analysis to determine gender and age patterns in household labor; and focus groups on people’s attitudes and practices related to energy use, new technology adoption and household labor. Villages surveyed located in Tanga, Kilimanjaro, Arusha and Manyara regions of Tanzania.


Baseline Survey

Funders: Canadian FoodGrains Banks; Global Service Corp
Principal Investigator(s):
Dates: July-October 2010
Baseline survey incorporated questions from the Tanzanian National Panel Survey and examined Conservation Agricultural Practices, irrigation, and crop storage in seven villages in Arusha Region of Tanzania.


Baseline Survey

Funders: Partners for Development (PFD)
Principal Investigator(s):
Dates: 2008-2010
Baseline surveys measured food security, diet and nutrition, agriculture practices and production, and jatropha cultivation in 30 villages (2008-2010) in Arusha, Manyara, Dodoma, Singida, Shinyanga, Mara and Mwanza regions of Tanzania.


Baseline Survey

Funders: World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Principal Investigator(s):
Dates: 2007-2009
Conducted an interdisciplinary baseline survey in 33 villages with a focus on attitudes, behaviors, and practices towards wildlife conflict, photo-tourism and hunting companies, and wildlife protected areas in Arusha, Manyara, Tabora, Mara and Shinyanga regions of Tanzania.