Category: Sustainable Agriculture

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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Access To Safe Water, Sanitation Services The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved 44.9 US million dollars to support access to safe water and sanitation services for the poor in rural and urban communities. According to a statement to the media from World Bank Tanzania offices, the funds will also be used to […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Assessment Reveals Urgency To Defend Tanzania’s Forests Several isolated patches of mountain forests support some of Tanzania’s most species-rich areas of extreme conservation concern. The Eastern Arc Mountains is a chain of 13 separate blocks formed on crystalline bedrock that contain some of the highest densities of endemic plant and animal species in the world. […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Reforestation Part Of Climate Action Deforestation is contributing to climate change in many ways. The good news is that reforestation is part of the solution. Reforestation is one of the few proven carbon capture solutions available today. Thanks to our partners in East Africa, we have one of the largest carbon capture opportunities in the world […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Reforesting Kilimanjaro Region The Kilimanjaro region of East Africa is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. Millions of people and several endangered species depend on the snows and rains of Kilimanjaro for survival. As land use encroaches further into local forests, water flows are changing and conflicts with wildlife are rising. A nonprofit organization […]

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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Food Security In Rombo District It will take a global effort to stop the progression of climate change. Mellowswan Foundation Africa-Tanzania (MFA) is ready to help Tanzania do its part. In fact, it’s proposal has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious MIT Climate Co-Lab program. If the organization can clear one more hurdle, […]

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global warming and climate change 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 transition to a green economy and the role of REDD+ in the United Republic of […]

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Women 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 says a project supervised by Helvetas Organisation and supported by European Union is a big one. […]

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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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