• TREE PLANTING TO COMMEMORATE 100 YEARS OF FINLAND INDEPENDENCE

    The Government of Finland is commemorating its 100 years of independence this year, 2017. The Embassy has held some events in Tanzania that represent the Government of Finland contribution in Tanzania and areas, which Finland supports as part of its foreign development policy. This tree-planting event commemorates 100 years of Independence of Finland but also […]

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  • 100 YEARS OF FINLAND INDEPENDENCE

    PRESS RELEASE Embargo 20th October 2017 100 YEARS OF FINLAND INDEPENDENCE On 20th October 2017, Government of Finland is celebrating 100 years of independence. The Embassy of Finland in Tanzania will commemorate this event by promoting tree planting in Tanzania, and  Ambassador  Pekka Hukka will officiate this event by planting a tree in his residence […]

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  • New technology improves timber trade control, monitoring

    NEW technology has been developed to improve timber trade control and monitoring at checkpoints. The computerised system has so far been running under trial at Kibiti, Vikindu, Ikwiriri, Nangurukuru and Nyangao checkpoints. The technology eases data capturing, storing and sharing among actors within the Tanzania Forest Service Agency (TFS). According to the Traffic, which designed […]

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  • Press Release for the MMC Learning event

    Today, the Mama Misitu Campaign (MMC) together with its partners have organised a learning event at the National College of Tourism, in Dar es salaam. The campaign is coordinated by Tanzania Natural Resource Forum with the financial support from Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Mama Misitu Campaign is a communications initiative aiming at improving […]

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  • Why charcoal trade must be checked

    Morogoro. Energy sources in developing countries remains a major issues as a big percentageof the population continues to depend on firewood and charcoal for their fuels needs. According to the 2009 World Bank report,Dar es salaam alone uses approximately 500,000 tonnes of charcoal annually.This amount is estimated to surge in th comming years.Over 90 per […]

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  • Villagers: We’re given a raw deal in forest conservation

    Ruvu. Communities surrounding and engaged in safeguarding the South Ruvu Forest Reserve are seeking a share of revenues collected from illegally harvested trees. The communities and the Tanzania Forest Service (TFS) Agency have entered into an agreement on participatory natural forest management.According to reports, there are 48.1 million hectares of forest reserves, equivalent to 55 […]

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  • Marufuku ya mkaa na kisa cha kitatange

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  • Ushiriki uwe nyenzo katika hifadhi ya msitu wa Ruvu Kusini

    Na Mashaka Mgeta, Mwishoni mwa wiki iliyopita, Jumuiko la Maliasili Tanzania kupitia kampeni ya Mama Misitu, iliwakutanisha wahariri na waandishi waandamizi katika semina na ziara iliyowafikisha kwenye maeneo yenye msitu wa Ruvu Kusini mkoani Pwani.Ni mafunzo yaliyoibua hitaji la ‘nguvu zaidi’ katika kuchagiza kasi ya vyombo na waandishi wa habari kuelimisha, kutetea na kutoa taarifa zinazohusiana […]

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  • Kibaha farmers want charcoal ban lifted

    By Rosemary Mirondo JUNE 2, 2017 Kibaha. The government has been advised to reconsider it’s decision of banning charcoal movement from one district to another, because majority of Tanzanians depend on the product for cooking as well as earning a living. Soga Village Natural Resource committee  member Mr  Subira Juma said that they are currently protecting  […]

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  • Mgogoro wa Uongozi Mihima watishia Kuangamiza msitu wa Kijiji

    Na. Ahmad Mmow, Lindi. Mgogoro wa uongozi katika kijiji cha Mihima Wilaya ya Lindi, unatajwa kuwa unaweza kuangamiza msitu wa hifadhi wa kijiji hicho wenye ukubwa hekta 2662. Wakizungumza na Lindiyetu.co.tz mwanzoni mwa wiki hii kijijini hapo, baadhi ya wananchi na viongozi wa serikali ya kijiji hicho, walisema mgogoro huo ambao uliodumu kwa takribani miaka […]

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