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Sources of Growth 103 A. Market Prospects for Tanzania's Agricultural Produce 103 International Markets and Prospects for Traditional Agricultural Exports 103 Regional Markets 106 Domestic Markets 107 B. Diversification and Expansion of Exports 107 Comparative Advantage and Export Competitiveness 107 Crop Returns 109 Supply Response in Agriculture 110 The Effects of the Economic Reform Program 111 Empirical Analysis 115 C. Technological Change 118 D. Traditional Export Crops 121 Coffee 121 Marketing and Processing Efficiency 124 The Exchange Rate and the Interest Rate 125 TCMB and Cooperative Union Debt 125 Improving Research and Extension Effectiveness, and Reducing Costs of Production 126 Cotton 127 Marketing and Processing Efficiency 129 Market Exchange Rate and Interest Rates 130 Union Indebtedness and Financial Restructuring 131 Improving Research and Extension, and Improving Farm Level Profits 132 Cashew Nuts 132 Tea 135 Sisal 137 Sugar 139 Food 142 Management of the Strategic Grain Reserve 147 Page v Trade in Food 149 Non-Traditional Agricultural Exports 151 Transport 151 Flowers and Foliage 152 Fruits and Vegetables 153 Constraints to Growth 154 Lessons from the Kenyan Experience 155 Oilseeds 155 Strategy for Development of Nontraditional Agricultural Exports 156 Livestock 157 Cattle 158 Sheep and Goats 159 Poultry and Pigs 159 Hides and Skins 160 Government Services for Livestock 160 Market Potential 161 Legislation 161 Fodder and Water Management 162 Disease Control 162 Breeding 163 Inputs Supply 163 Livestock Development Strategy 164 C.

Ganguly, Chief, AF2AE. The Peer Reviewer was Mr. G. Donovan, the Lead Economist was Mr. P. Miovic and the Department Director, Mr. F. X. Colac¸o. Page x Abbreviations and Acronyms ASMP Agriculture Sector Management Project CBS Central Bureau of Statistics ERP Economic Recovery Program FAO Food and Agriculture Organization FSAC Financial Sector Adjustment Credit GDP Gross Domestic Product IDA International Development Association IMF International Monetary Fund LART Loans and Advances Realization Trust MDB Marketing Development Bureau MOA Ministry of Agriculture NALERP National Agricultural and Livestock Extension Rehabilitation Program NALRP National Agricultural and Livestock Research Rehabilitation Program NGO Non-Governmental Organization NMC National Milling Corporation PPMB Project Preparation and Monitoring Bureau PSAC Public Sector Adjustment Credit UNDP United Nations Development Program Page xi Executive Summary Sectoral Background Agriculture is the foundation of the Tanzanian economy, providing employment, food and exports.

Porvali. Mr. D. Cotlear and Mr. R. van den Brink led the Bank preparation efforts prior to the October 1992 mission. The report was prepared by Mr. J. Coates and edited by Ms M. Hileman. The work was carried out under the supervision of Ms. S. Ganguly, Chief, AF2AE. The Peer Reviewer was Mr. G. Donovan, the Lead Economist was Mr. P. Miovic and the Department Director, Mr. F. X. Colac¸o. Page x Abbreviations and Acronyms ASMP Agriculture Sector Management Project CBS Central Bureau of Statistics ERP Economic Recovery Program FAO Food and Agriculture Organization FSAC Financial Sector Adjustment Credit GDP Gross Domestic Product IDA International Development Association IMF International Monetary Fund LART Loans and Advances Realization Trust MDB Marketing Development Bureau MOA Ministry of Agriculture NALERP National Agricultural and Livestock Extension Rehabilitation Program NALRP National Agricultural and Livestock Research Rehabilitation Program NGO Non-Governmental Organization NMC National Milling Corporation PPMB Project Preparation and Monitoring Bureau PSAC Public Sector Adjustment Credit UNDP United Nations Development Program Page xi Executive Summary Sectoral Background Agriculture is the foundation of the Tanzanian economy, providing employment, food and exports.

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