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SAFI Survey Results

posted on 19.05.2018 by Philip Woodhouse, Gert Jan Veldwisch, Daniel Brockington, Hans C. Komakech, Angela Manjichi, Jean-Philippe Venot
SAFI (Studying African Farmer-Led Irrigation) is a currently running project which is looking at farming and irrigation methods. This is survey data relating to households and agriculture in Tanzania and Mozambique. The survey data was collected through interviews conducted between November 2016 and June 2017. The survey covered such things as; household features (e.g. construction materials used, number of household members), agricultural practices (e.g. water usage), assets (e.g. number and types of livestock) and details about the household members.

This is a teaching version of the collected data, it is not the full dataset.

The survey is split into several sections:
A – General questions about when and where the survey was conducted.
B - Information about the household and how long they have been living in the area
C – Details about the accommodation and other buildings on the farm
D – Details about the different plots of land they grow crops on
E – Details about how they irrigate the land and availability of water
F – Financial details including assets owned and sources of income
G – Details of Financial hardships
X – Information collected directly from the smartphone (GPS) or automatically included in the form (instanceID)

key_id Added to provide a unique Id for each observation. (The InstanceID field does this as well but it is not as convenient to use)

A01_interview_date, Date of Interview
A03_quest_no, Questionnaire number
A04_start, Timestamp of start of Interview
A05_end, Timestamp of end of Interview
A06_province, Province name
A07_district, District name
A08_ward, Ward name
A09_village, Village name
A11_years_farm, Number of years the household have been farming in this area
A12_agr_assoc, Does the head of the household belong to an agricultural association
_note2 Possible form comment relating to the section

B_no_membrs, How many members of the household?
_members_count Internal count of members
B11_remittance_money, Is there any financial assistance from family members not living on the farm
B16_years_liv, How many years have you been living in this village or neighbouring village?
B17_parents_liv, Did your parents live in this village or neighbouring village?
B18_sp_parents_liv, Did your spouse's parents live in this village or neighbouring village?
B19_grand_liv, Did your grandparents live in this village or neighbouring village?
B20_sp_grand_liv, Did your spouse's grandparents live in this village or neighbouring village?

C01_respondent_roof_type, What type of roof does their house have?
C02_respondent_wall_type, What type of walls does their house have (from list)
C02_respondent_wall_type_other, What type of walls does their house have (not on list)
C03_respondent_floor_type, What type of floor does their house have
C04_window_type, Does the house have glass in at least one window?
C05_buildings_in_compound, How many buildings are in the compound? Do not include stores, toilets or temporary structures.
C06_rooms, How many rooms in the main house are used for sleeping?
C07_other_buildings, Does the DU own any other buildings other than those on this plot

D_no_plots, How many plots were cultivated in the last 12 months?
D_plots_count, Internal count of plots

E01_water_use, Do you bring water to your fields, stop water leaving your fields or drain water out of any of your fields?
E_no_group_count, How many plots are irrigated?
E_yes_group_count, How many plots are not irrigated?
E17_no_enough_water, Are there months when you cannot get enough water for your crops? Indicate which months.
E18_months_no_water, Please select the months
E19_period_use, For how long have you been using these methods of watering crops? (years)
E20_exper_other, Do you have experience of such methods on other farms?
E21_other_meth, Have you used other methods before?
E22_res_change, Why did you change the way of watering your crops?
E23_memb_assoc, Are you a member of an irrigation association?
E24_resp_assoc, Do you have responsibilities in that association?
E25_fees_water, Do you pay fees to use water?
E26_affect_conflicts, Have you been affected by conflicts with other irrigators in the area ?
_note Form comment for section

F04_need_money, If you started or changed the way you water your crops recently, did you need any money for it?
F05_money_source, Where did the money came from? (list)
F05_money_source_other, Where did the money came from? (not on list)
F06_crops_contr, Considering fields where you have applied water, how much do those crops contribute to your overall income?
F08_emply_lab, In the most recent cultivation season, did you employ day labourers on fields?
F09_du_labour, In the most recent cultivation season, did anyone in the household undertake day labour work on other farm?
F10_liv_owned, What types of livestock do you own? (list)
F10_liv_owned_other, What types of livestock do you own? (not on list)
F_liv_count, Livestock count
F12_poultry, Own poultry?
F13_du_look_aftr_cows, At the present time, does the household look after cows for someone else in return for milk or money?
F14_items_owned, Which of the following items are owned by the household? (list)
F14_items_owned_other, Which of the following items are owned by the household? (not on list)

G01_no_meals, How many meals do people in your household normally eat in a day?
G02_months_lack_food, Indicate which months, In the last 12 months have you faced a situation when you did not have enough food to feed the household?
G03_no_food_mitigation, When you have faced such a situation what do you do?

gps:Latitude, Location latitude (provided by smartphone)
gps:Longitude, Location Longitude (provided by smartphone)
gps:Altitude, Location Altitude (provided by smartphone)
gps:Accuracy, Location accuracy (provided by smartphone)
instanceID, Unique identifier for the form data submission


DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) grant ES/L01239/1