International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Economics | China | Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015 | Rating: 6.6 / 10


Implication of the Economic Stability on the Farmer's Income?Poverty Nexus in Tanzania

Eliamoni Titus Lyatuu | Fengying Nie


Abstract: Economic growth has been stable and impressing since 2000, but poverty reduction has not been showing significant improvement. This paper was seeking to find economic growth patterns in relation to the poverty reduction trend through farmers income. The results show insufficient connections between three components, that means both economic growth and farmers income are increasing which shift labour forces from agriculture to nonagricultural causing poverty with the highly deteriorating livelihood of rural people. The results revealing that population growth rate is the main cause of increase of poverty. To amend the situation the study is suggesting establishment of the following, the proper link between farmer and available opportunity which is a proper connection between economic growth and farmers income -poverty nexus, and there is also a need to sustain economic growth base on awareness raising on family plan to slow down the rate of population growth.


Keywords: Economic Growth, Poverty, Farmers Income, Tanzania


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015,


Pages: 359 - 370


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