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global warming and climate change Tanzania

Stakeholders Have Solutions Climate change is impacting Africa now. Tanzania is grappling with frequent flooding and recurring drought, which exacerbates other issues, including food and public health. In Tanzania, flooding threatens infrastructure in Dar es Salaam worth $5.3 billion, according to the World Bank. Home to more than 4.5 million people, the nation’s commercial capital […]

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All Countries Must Kill Ivory Markets China will widen a ban on ivory imports as it comes under pressure to restrict a trade which sees thousands of African elephants slaughtered every year, including hundreds across Tanzania. Imports of all ivory and ivory products acquired before 1975 will be banned until the end of the decade, the State […]

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Elephant Poacher Stopped By Task Force The law enforcement body responsible for the arrest of the “Queen of Ivory” earlier this month has officially arrested notorious elephant poacher Boniface Matthew Mariango, referred to by law enforcement officials as Shetani or The Devil, after a manhunt that lasted for over one year. “Shetani” was arrested by […]

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Fewer Than 44,000 Elephants In Tanzania By Paul Tyson, ITV News Tanzania today promised firm action against wildlife poachers who are turning part of the country into a “slaughterhouse” as new figures showed thousands of elephants have been lost in the past year alone. The figures released today show the east African country’s elephant population, […]

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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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rhino conservation Tanzania

Arusha Manifesto In Action ANAPA park warden Neema Mollel said that the initiative to involve local people who are living around the park was introduced a few years ago and has now started bearing fruit. She said that the park which is very close to northern Tanzania’ s tourist hub of Arusha remained one of the […]

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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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Advocates Clash Over Education and Regulation The Tanzania government’s new proposed constitution has been heavily influenced by NGOs that promote contraceptives and abortion rights, says Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Human Life International. He and other pro-life leaders are calling attention to problematic new passages in the proposed constitution, which is scheduled for […]

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Stealing Tanzania’s Heritage, Future A new report accuses members of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s entourage on a state trip to Tanzania last year of loading an official plane with illegal ivory. The report released Thursday by the Environmental Investigation Agency, a London-based international nonprofit, said members of the Chinese delegation bought so much ivory on […]

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