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Forest Conservation, Reforestation Critical To Tanzania

Deforestation Costing Tanzania Billions Deforestation in Tanzania could cost the national economy 5,588 billion Tanzanian Shillings (US$3.5 billion) by 2033. Investing in reforestation, forest conservation and agroforestry can reverse that drain on the economy and the nation. Forest ecosystems in the … Continue reading

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Tanzania Promises Action To Stop Elephant Poachers

Fewer Than 44,000 Elephants Left Across Tanzania By Paul Tyson, ITV News Tanzania today promised firm action against wildlife poachers who are turning part of the country into a “slaughterhouse” as new figures showed thousands of elephants have been lost … Continue reading

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Tanzania Women Supporting Families Through Horticulture

Women Entrepreneurs Boosting Tanzania’s Economy Horticulture is gradually becoming popular, not only in Arusha where the industry first took roots, but also across Tanzania’s entire agricultural sector. Principal Agricultural Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Mr. Merius Nzalawale … Continue reading

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Deforestation Threatens Tanzania’s Watersheds, Ecosystems

Effective Reforestation, Forest Conservation Vital To Survive Climate Change Editor’s Note: Mellowswan Foundation has comprehensive plans to promote forest conservation and reforestation across Tanzania. These plans will help promote healthy forests, while defending wildlife and overall biodiversity. We seek partners … Continue reading

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Villagers Fight Wildlife Poaching In Northern Tanzania

Arusha Manifesto In Action For Wildlife Conservation ANAPA park warden Neema Mollel said that the initiative to involve local people who are living around the park was introduced a few years ago and has now started bearing fruit. She said … Continue reading

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IPCC Report Shows Climate Change Impact On Tanzania

Icecap On Kilimanjaro A Beacon Of Change Tanzania and other third world countries have started to experience significant climate variability and climate change. Rivers are drying up. Groundwater is vanishing. Biodiversity is under siege. Research over the past decade has … Continue reading

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Deforestation Threatens Tanzania’s Future

Mellowswan Proposes National Reforestation Project For Tanzania Deforestation is a widespread problem around the world and across Eastern Africa. Rising demand for charcoal results in a loss of some 575,000 hectares annually for fuel wood just in Tanzania. Fires, illegal harvesting … Continue reading

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Tanzania Launches Tourism Campaign

Wildlife Conservation Critical To Tanzania Tourism Tanzania’s tourism revenues could increase fourfold in the next 10 years and also create more jobs, this is according to the World Bank. The industry could generate 16 billion US dollars by 2025 up … Continue reading

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Tanzania Residents Urged To Keep Bees

Honey Provides Food, Income To Tanzanians Misenyi District Council chairman Wiliam Katunzi, has appealed to agricultural and livestock extension officers in the district to sensitise people on the economic potential of bee keeping. He highlighted that a farmer can pocket … Continue reading

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Tanzania Proposes Population Control, Abortion In Constitution

Advocates Clash Over Education and Regulation The Tanzania government’s new proposed constitution has been heavily influenced by NGOs that promote contraceptives and abortion rights, says Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Human Life International. He and other pro-life leaders … Continue reading

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