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Sustainable Agricultural Intensification In Southern Tanzania – A Bio-Economic Model Approach


  • Musumba, Mark
  • Zhang, Yuquan W.
  • DeRosa, Kyle


This study employs mathematical programming to examine the trade-off between improving biophysical attributes and preserving ecosystem services, using Southern Tanzania as a case study. This study used data primarily collected via household surveys. This study tries to provide insights into “best practices” of farming and how to minimize the environmental cost of intensification.

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  • Musumba, Mark & Zhang, Yuquan W. & DeRosa, Kyle, 2013. "Sustainable Agricultural Intensification In Southern Tanzania – A Bio-Economic Model Approach," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150126, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea13:150126

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    Agricultural and Food Policy; Community/Rural/Urban Development; International Development; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies;

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