What are the drivers of economic change in rural Tanzania? This brief explores opportunities for and constraints on agricultural innovation for small farmers. By examining the factors influencing the uptake and sustainability of small-scale pig production compared with stall-fed dairying in Ulanga District, the research found that the success of small-scale pig production was not only explicable in relation to its lower start-up and running costs. The productivity of assets also depended on a range of factors, including the networks and the relations in which they are embedded.
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