• 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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  • 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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  • Empowering communities to combat deforestation

    Kibaha district authorities may not know exactly how much of their remaining indigenous forests are being illegally harvested but they see the size of bare land that was otherwise covered by trees increasing at an alarming rate. They have decided to deal with the situation. Charcoal making, logging, timber sawing and now extensive crop farming […]

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  • Forests, Communities and Governance – The Mama Misitu Campaign is Launched!

    The Mama Misitu Campaign was officially launched on July 31st in Dar es Salaam.   The launch was a success and brought together various stakeholders including the Regional Commissioner for the Coast, representatives from the Finnish and Norwegian Embassies, government institutions and Civil Society organizations.  One participant,  a farmer from Rufiji, spoke about  the importance […]

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  • Mama Misitu Campaign Launch

    Please join us for the exciting launch of the Mama Misitu Campaign! Date: July 31st, 2012 Time: 9:00 – 14:10 Place: Karimjee Hall, Dar es Salaam Keynote address by Minister Khamis Kagasheki, Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism  

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