Submitted by Website Officer on 4 October 2013 - 12:48pm
The Pastoral Programme is a program being jointly implemented and managed by TNRF and CARE, and is a four year project(2012-2015) funded by Irish Aid. The program is implemented through partnership with registered Tanzanian civil society organizations (CSOs) that work to improve the capacity of communities to overcome poverty reduce vulnerability and strengthen the rights of men and women for sustainable livelihoods.
Submitted by Website Officer on 25 June 2013 - 9:20am
On June 17th to 18th 2013, The East Africa Community(EAC) regional secretariat called a session to discuss the regional issues on land in Drylands of EAC and thereafter develop a regional action plan for pastoralist in these Drylands. In this regard, TNRF participated as a key stakeholder working in the area of Pastoralism and Drylands development in Tanzania alongside a few other representatives from Tanzania including the Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries; and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives. Other equally important participants were official representatives from other Partner States, that is, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.
Submitted by Website Officer on 31 May 2013 - 2:18pm
ARUSHA - A local company and indigenous community have helped to make the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair 2013 the first travel industry fair in Africa to offset its unavoidable carbon emissions.
Partnering with Carbon Tanzania, Tanzania's first and only company dedicated to sourcing and developing community-based carbon forestry projects, the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair is not only demonstrating its commitment to environmental sustainability, but also to social and community development. Karibu Fair is the leading travel trade event in East Africa.
Submitted by Website Officer on 29 May 2013 - 9:39am
On 28th May, 2013 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) convened at the parliament grounds in Dodoma for a three day exhibition supported by The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) and organized jointly by 7 CSOs. The aim of this event is to build the relationship/collaboration between MPs and CSOs. The CSOs will also get an opportunity to present their views and opinions on the Gas Policy and also provide recommendations on how to increase government revenue.
The Speaker of the United Republic of Tanzania, Ms Anne Makinda officially opened the Exhibition attended by 70 CSOs invited from all over Tanzania. In her official speech she thanked FCS for giving her the opportunity to open this CSO exhibition. She went on and assured the participants that;
- The government and MPs recognize the role of CSOs in supporting development initiatives in the country
- Collaboration between CSOs and MPs is of critical importance in our country which cannot be underestimated and is important to all stakeholders
- There is a lot of developments going on in parliament and it's important for CSOs to be updated on these developments because these influence government policies and programmes.