Category: Economic Development

global warming and climate change Tanzania

Deforestation In Tanzania Tanzania’s government has been urged to embrace sustainable charcoal production to protect the country’s forest cover amidst failed attempts to abolish the local charcoal trade. “Biomass [charcoal] is a predominant source of energy, we should think of a way to make it safer and sustainable instead of banning it,” Lubera Mato, an […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

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 from 4.48 billion US dollars, the bank revealed in its report, ‘Unlocking the Potential of […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

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 beekeeping. He highlighted that a farmer can pocket between 200,000/- and 250,000/- from a well managed bee hive. “People have no reason to complain. […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Partnerships Expanding The recent visit by His Highness the Aga Khan has opened up Tanzania to greater investments in the economic and social development of the country. The current Aga Khan, who has been a friend of Tanzania since before independence is a keen follower and partner in the socio-economic development of mostly underdeveloped or […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Tanzania’s Elephant Herd Decimated A leading Arusha based tourism agency, the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) is pushing the government to declare poaching a national disaster. The multi-billion-dollar tourism firms Chairman Willy Chambullo said mid this week in the region during the firms general meeting that the continued increase of illegal elephants and rhino killings […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Not A Sustainable Path For East Africa East African Court of Justice Arusha, 23 June 2014: The first Instance Division on 20 June 2014, as it concluded the session which begun in May 2014, declared that the initial proposed action by the United Republic of Tanzania to construct a highway road across Serengeti National Park […]

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climate change Tanzania

Agriculture Critical To Sustainable Economy UNDP  Tanzania  in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) through the President’s Office, is supporting the establishment of the Agriculture Delivery Division (ADD) within the  President Delivery Bureau (PDB) which, is charged with spearheading transformation of agriculture in Tanzania. Agriculture is of one of the National Key Result Area of the […]

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micro finance projects Tanzania

Program Aimed At Economic Independence The Tanzania Women Bank (TWB) is to provide plots with an official title deed to women operating small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to enable them access loans more easily. TWB Managing Director Ms Margareth Chacha said this in Dar es Salaam over the weekend during an in-house training of the […]

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