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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:The promotion of craft and rural industry in Tanzania
Author:Livingstone, I.ISNI
Year:1972
Periodical:Vierteljahresberichte Probleme der Entwicklungsländer
Issue:47
Pages:19-44
Language:English
Geographic term:Tanzania
Subjects:crafts
rural industry
business promotion
Abstract:In Tanzania the in 1965 formed National Small Industries Corporation (N.S.I.C.) is in principle responsible for the promotion of the whole range of small-scale industry. In addition it aims to promote cottage industry and to improve the working conditions of artisans. So far the N.S.I.C. has concentrated on the promotion of craft and cottage industries. At the moment it operates a set of workshops for artisans at Kisarawe Street, Dar-es-Salaam, run as an industrial estate, and it is in charge of a Cottage Industries Training Centre. It is the plan to have some 250 industrial workshops and 10 additional common facilities for artisans, spread throughout Tanzania. The results of a study of the Economic Research Bureau, conducted to evaluate the real possibilities of the Kisarawe Street estate are given in the article in the sections: Evaluation of the Kisarawe Industrial Estate -Some indications of potential development of craft and cottage industry - A general assessment of craft-industry possibilities. Zusammenfassung in deutsch; Resume en francais.
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