The United Republic of Tanzania

Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute

Socio - Economics and Marketing Research

Socio-economics and marketing research focus on developing and advocating Information, marketing and policy options for agricultural commodity value chains.  It conducts studies on the dissemination and adoption of improved technologies and analyzing the factors affecting the adoption such as natural, physical, human, financial and social capitals. It also undertakes socio-economics, markets and policy research/analysis to provide evidence based advice to agricultural stakeholders through policy briefs, formulation of new policies and/or review of existing ones. The socio-economic research includes economic analysis, farm budget generation, adoption and impact assessment of improved agricultural technologies on livelihoods and the entire economy.