Submitted by Website Officer on 4 February 2013 - 4:15pm
Last Saturday TNRF provided a training sessions on natural resource issues to the Parliamentary Committee on Land, Natural Resources and Environment in Dodoma. The training covered two major areas - climate change and pastoralism, and forest governance, specifically focusing on independent forest monitoring. The training also touched on the constitutional review process as well as conflict mediation efforts in light of climate change in Tanzania's drylands.
Submitted by Website Officer on 29 January 2013 - 2:23pm
TNRF, working in collaboration with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), is implementing a program to increase awareness about natural resource and investment laws and policies in Tanzania so that Tanzanians are able to protect their rights to their land and resources. TNRF has produced a radio series that breaks down the legal jargon around land and investment laws, making them more accessible and understandable to your average citizen.
Learn more, listen to the programs online or get the radio schedule here.
Submitted by Website Officer on 21 January 2013 - 4:32pm
On January 16th, the Constitutional Review Commission invited TNRF and two other NGOs - HakiArdhi and SHARINGO - to present civil society's views and opinions about the role of natural resources and environmental issues in the constitution. Following a one-day workshop where TNRF collected input from CSOs, TNRF presented the opinions on the new constitution to the Commission. The Commission provided feedback and TNRF will submit all final opinions to the Commission by January 25th.
Submitted by Website Officer on 14 January 2013 - 5:45pm
Sign up for TNRF's Weekly e-newsletters. Every week TNRF compiles a newsletter with publications, opportunities and events, and news stories related to natural resource issues in Tanzania. There are three different newsletter themes:
Land and Investment
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