• MISITU TANZANIA-BBC SWAHILI

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  • Reflections on the Timber Traders Meeting in Lindi

    Cover photo: Ms. Mwanahawa Mpondi, Mama Misitu of Kiwanga Village, Rufiji District. (Photo credit: Elvis Engelbert) By Ian Trupin, TNRF Communications Intern On Friday, February 19th, the Mama Misitu Campaign (MMC) convened a meeting of timber traders from the Selous-Ruvuma area, representatives of CBNRM villages, facilitating CSOs, and government officials, with the aim of bringing together […]

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  • Launch of the Mama Misitu TV Campaign

    The Mama Misitu Campaign will be launching a TV campaign on MJUMITA sustainable charcoal value chain on Friday, 11th September at the New African Hotel from 10.30am. The programs/episodes which have been produced in Kilosa district, Morogoro region is part of the concerted efforts made by MJUMITA & TFCG to transform and formalize the charcoal […]

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  • A Rapid Assessment of the Illegal Timber Trade Across the Ruvuma River on the Tanzania – Mozambique Border

    -by TRAFFIC The completion in 2010 of the Unity Bridge connecting Mozambique and Tanzania and the establishment of a Customs office in Mtambaswala, Tanzania, has generally facilitated the increase in traded goods and services between the two countries. At the same time, findings from this report suggest the bridge is also being used to transport […]

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  • Mama Misitu launches TV campaign

    Today, 11th December 2013, the Mama Misitu Campaign (MMC) has launched two powerful TV spots to raise awareness about the loss of forests and the devastating impact this has on communities. The event brought together various stakeholders including Tanzania Forest Service – Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Forest entrepreneurs from Tanga, communities from Nanjirinji […]

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  • Forest conservation earns villagers TSh 22m annually

    Rufiji. Campaigns to have villages engage more in forest conservation especially in areas that are surrounded by natural forests may bear fruit, if a recent example in one village in Rufiji District is emulated. Over the years, forest conservation campaigns have been initiated to ensure the impact of climate change that has threatened to leave […]

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  • Lindi RC inaugurates Mama Misitu Campaign in Nachingwea

    The Regional Commissioner for Lindi, Ludovick Mwananzila, planting a tree marking the inauguration of the Mama Misitu Campaign in Ruponda ward, Nachingwea district.

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  • How Tanga women take centre stage in forest conservation

    Muheza. It is close to twenty years now since the world’s women met in Beijing, China in 1995 to discuss, including women to contribute as men in the development process. The meeting also, among other things, heard and discussed statements and commitments from different member states regarding actions they would take to promote equality, development […]

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  • How Tanga women take centre stage in forest conservation

    Muheza. It is close to twenty years now since the world’s women met in Beijing, China in 1995 to discuss, including women to contribute as men in the development process. The meeting also, among other things, heard and discussed statements and commitments from different member states regarding actions they would take to promote equality, development […]

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