Ecosystem and Livelihood Adaptation Network Workshop in Dar

Last week ForumCC hosted a workshop for the new Ecosystem and Livelihood Adaptation Network (ELAN), which is an initiative spearheaded by IUCN, WWF, CARE and IIED. The objectives of this workshop were to deliver a brief training on the role of ecosystem management approaches in building human resilience, to assess readiness, interest, and needs of practitioners and policy makers in Tanzania for enhancing integration of ecosystem approaches into human adaptation practice and policy. 

Learn more about ELAN here .

Read more about the workshop and get all presentations and documents here.

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Tanzania’s Eastern Arc Mountains Forests World Heritage Application Status

Eastern Arc Forest Mountains

Last week, Tanzania's application to seek World Heritage Status for the Eastern Arc Forest Mountains was revoked.  In light of recent misgivings regarding the this issue, a group of NGOs joined together to provide some clarification on the processes that have been followed and the intentions behind the nomination.

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Radio Program on Wildlife Management Areas and Loliondo

Maasai Woman Speaking
On March 21-23, TNRF and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) hosted a workshop in Longido for traditional pastoralist.  At this workshop there was a strong focus on Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and the land use conflict going on in Loliondo.  A summary of the program was aired on national radio. 
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NORAD and DPG-Environment Secretariat comment on REDD Strategy

NORAD and DPG-Environment Secretariat comment on REDD Strategy

Comments of NORAD, the Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania and the DPG-Environment secretariat have been consolidated by the DPG-E secretariat to provide the DPG-E feedback to the National REDD Task Force.  The feedback was submitted to the secretariat to the National REDD Task Force during the public comment period.

Read their comments here

Read comments from UN-REDD here

Read comments from TZ-REDD Pilot Projects here  

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