The United Republic of Tanzania

Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute

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Soil and water management focuses mainly on identification, characterization and mapping of the country's natural resources at a scale that is used for planning at farm, district, regional and national levels e.g soil maps. Conduct research on various aspects of soil and identify production systems that optimize the use of the available moisture and minimize land degradation. Develop plant nutrition recommendations packages specific to selected soils, agro - climatic and social circumstances. Maintain and improve analytical service for soils, water and plant samples for various purposes such as land evaluation, soil fertility appraisals as well as water management studies.