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Table 4 The households that purchased a staple food and methods by which they were able to buy in 2007

From: Agricultural production and food consumption of mountain farmers in Tanzania: a case study of Kiboguwa village in Uluguru Mountains

   Kiseneke Changa Mungi Ludewa Total
Total number of households (household) 21 23 18 22 84
Households that bought staple food crops* (household) 13 13 8 14 48
(%) 61.9 56.5 44.4 63.6 57.1
Agricultural income
Number of households*2 that sold banana (household) 17 13 8 11 49
(%) 81.0 56.5 44.4 50.0 58.3
Total number of households that sold other crops household 2 7 5 13 27
(%) 9.5 30.4 27.8 59.1 32.1
 Clove (household) 1 4 2 4 11
 Cinnamon (household) 1 2 1 4 8
 Black paper (household) 1 1 1 1 4
 Coco palm (household) 0 3 0 3 6
 Coffee (household) 1 0 1 0 2
 Pineapple (household) 0 0 2 1 3
 Cassava (household) 1 1 1 4 7
 Bread fruit (household) 0 0 0 1 1
Non-agricultural income
Total (households) 6 10 6 7 29
(%) 28.6 43.5 33.3 31.8 34.5
Wedge labor cost (household) 1 5 3 5 14
(%) 4.8 21.7 16.7 22.7 16.7
Luggage (household) 5 5 3 2 15
(%) 23.8 21.7 16.7 9.1 26.3
  1. *They were interviewed whether they purchase constantly each staple food crops or not
  2. *2The household members were asked to indicate their means of earning money when they needed to buy staple food crops in multiple questions