Contribution of Fishing Industry Towards Poverty Reduction in Zanzibar

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THE UNIVERSIRY OF DODOMA

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS STUDIES
DEPERTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

RESEARCH - PROPOSAL.

TOPIC:
The contribution of fishing industry towards poverty reduction in Zanzibar.

SUPERVISOR: CANDIDATE:
MR. BONGOLE, A J MUSSA, HANIFU T/UDOM/2010/03536
Table of Contents
THE UNIVERSIRY OF DODOMA1
COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES1
SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS STUDIES1
DEPERTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS1
LIST OF ABBREVIATION3
CHAPTER ONE4
OVERVIEW OF THE STUDY4
1.0 Introduction4
1.1 Background Information to the problem4
1.2Statement of the problem.5
1.3.Significant of the study5
1.4 Scope of the study5
1.5Objective of the research5
1.5.1General objectives.5
1.5.2Specific objectives5
1.6 .Hypothesis of the study6
CHAPTER TWO7
LITERATURE REVIEW.7
2.0.INTRODUCTION7
2.1 Definition of fishing7
2.1 Background of fishing Industry7
2.2 Fishing in Zanzibar’s economy7
2.3 POVERTY REDUCTION8
2.4 Definition of poverty8
2.4.0: Growth and poverty8
CHAPTER THREE9
3.0: METHODOLOGY9
3.1 AREA OF THE STUDY10
3.2 TARGETED POPULLATION10
3.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY AND TYPE OF INVESTIGATION10
3.4 DATA COLLECTION.10
3.5 SAMPLING DESIGN10
3.6 QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY11
3.7 THE INTERVIEW SURVEY11
3.8 DATA ANALYSIS11
3.9 CONTRIBUTION OF THE STUDY11
MODEL OF THE STUDY11
BIBLIOGRAPHY12
QUESTIONNARES13

LIST OF ABBREVIATION

BOT - Bank of Tanzania

DD - Demand

FDZ -Fisheries Department of Zanzibar

GDP - Gross Domestic Product

GOZ - Government of Zanzibar

MOFEA - Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

SMEs - Small and Medium Enterprises

TZS - Tanzania Shillings

UK - United Kingdom

URT - United Republic of Tanzania

USD - United States Dollars

ZIPA - Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority

ZIP -Zanzibar Investment Policy

ZNZ - Zanzibar

ZPRP - Zanzibar Poverty Reduction Plan

CHAPTER ONE
OVERVIEW OF THE STUDY

1.0 Introduction
This chapter covers the contextual background of the problem stating clearly how the problem come about/historical development and what is being done so far on literature review , stating clearly the statement of the problem, general and specific research objectives, general and specific research questions. 1.1 Background Information to the problem

Zanzibar’s fishing is almost entirely artisanal and is conducted in the shallow waters along the coast. The entire fishing grounds are about 4,000 square kilometers for Unguja and 2,720 square kilometers for Pemba.

Much of this area has coral reefs and a variety of flora and fauna making the region ideal for fishing. Indeed, there is an enormous potential for increased production of marine products, through offshore and deep-sea fishing including processing, for both domestic and export markets(ZIP).

The Zanzibar Poverty Reduction Plan (ZPRP 2002) stipulates that growth in the agricultural sector is crucial due to its pro-found positive impact on poverty reduction. Based on this back drop, once growth in agriculture is stimulated, most poor people in this sector will benefit culminating into poverty reduction. The fishing sub-sector has a relatively lower contribution in export compared to other exports such as cloves, manufactured goods and other exports. Statistics show that from 2000 to 2004 exports of fish amounted to USD 0.53million accounting for 0.7%of total exports amounting to USD 67.5 million.(ZPRP 2002) However, the market potential is yet to be...
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