Category Archives: Sustainable Communities

UN Recommends Kilimanjaro Reforestation

Water Supplies Threatened By Climate Change, Deforestation The greater Kilimanjaro ecosystem is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. As the snows, glaciers and rains retreat, millions of lives and the future of nations hang in the balance. A new … Continue reading

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Tanzania’s Ecosystems Under Assault

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 … Continue reading

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Climate Change Could Impoverish Tanzania

Climate Change A Serious Threat To Tanzania 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 … Continue reading

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Tanzanian Students Lead International Group Up Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro A Classroom To The World The GLOBE Program, GLOBE AFRICA, Colorado’s St. Vrain Valley School District and Discovery Education are proud to partner on a scientific learning expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. From September 23 – October … Continue reading

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Mellowswan A Finalist In MIT Climate Challenge

Trees For 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 … 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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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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Court Says Highway Across Serengeti National Park Unlawful

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 … Continue reading

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Women Visit Tanzania For Wildlife, Return To Help People

We Fell In Love With The People Of Tanzania At first, the King George County women went to Tanzania to see the wildlife—and they weren’t disappointed by the amazing array of elephants and wildebeests, zebras and giraffes, ostriches and albatrosses. … Continue reading

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Elephant Gone From Tanzania Within 5-7 Years

Poachers Killing Tanzania’s Tourism Industry For Ivory Poachers are slaughtering Tanzania’s elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just seven years, conservationists told a conference Friday. The two-day UN-backed conference, … Continue reading

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