Category: Sustainable Communities

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

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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micro finance projects Tanzania

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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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

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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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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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Nation Feeling Extreme Weather Patterns THE government has ordered those living in flood prone areas to relocate from the dangerous areas with immediate effect to avoid disaster from flash floods and mudslides. A statement from the prime minister’s office noted that the warning follows recent reports of seasonal rains (Masika) by the Tanzania Meteorological Agency […]

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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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climate change Tanzania

Droughts, Hurricanes, Dust Storms Weather systems that bring rainstorms to drought-prone areas of northern Africa, carry Saharan dust across the ocean and seed Atlantic hurricanes could grow stronger as a result of human-caused climate change, a new analysis by Stanford scientists suggests. Known as African easterly waves, or AEWs, these weather systems form above northern […]

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