Category: Land Use

global warming and climate change Tanzania

Land Grabs and Natural Resources Africa is up for sale by the acre to the highest bidder. But how can rice exports from Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia be justified? Land grabs have grabbed global attention. It’s on the agenda at the World Economic Forum this week, and as the trend for large land acquisitions accelerates, it has moved from […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Climate Action Tanzania has 43 million people who are likely to fall into extreme poverty by 2030 due to the effects of climate change, the World Bank said in its latest report. The bank says in the report entitled: “Shock waves: managing the impacts of climate change on poverty,” climate change is already preventing people […]

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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

Indigenous Land, Water Rights A high-end safari operator must turn over documents and testimony about alleged land-grabbing and violence to the leaders of three Maasai villages in Tanzania, according to an order issued Friday by a federal magistrate judge in Boston. The villagers, assisted by EarthRights International (ERI), petitioned to receive this evidence in order […]

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