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WWF HANDED OVER A VEHICLE TO TNRF TO ENABLE SMOOTH IMPLEMENTATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE PROJECTS

WWF-Tanzania handed over a new project vehicle to TNRF on 31st March, 2021 at WWF offices in Arusha to ensure efficient implementation of the project. The event was graced by representatives from WWF led by project coordinator Dr. Rolf and Head of Operations Mr. Lucason. TNRF team was led by Executive Director. The vehicle, a Toyota Land-cruiser Hardtop was handed by Tanzania WWF operation manager Mr. Lucason Maiga to TNRF director Mr. Zakaria Faustin who thanked WWF for the helping hand, noting that they entered into agreement with WWF to cooperate on conservation and that the donated vehicle would be useful in it's work, especially travelling in rural areas to raise awareness to the communities about environmental conservation, safeguarding forests, land and wildlife protection. The vehicle will also help smoothing the implementation of climate change resilient project in the 4 community and conservation management areas in northern Tanzania and the community management area in Kisima and Karamba-Ndea in Mkomazi wildlife corridor to see improvement in their climate resilience for effective management of natural resources and improved livelihoods and well-being of the community. Since most of the areas where the project is being implemented have poor road infrastructure, the vehicle will help reaching remote areas that could be difficult to reach.

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CONSTRUCTION OF WMA OFFICE, RENOVATION OF TOURIST HOSTEL AND INFORMATION CENTRE, ENDUIMET WMA - READVERTISED

TNRF aims at strategically support operations of  Endumeit WMA, improved infrastructure is very key to address the challenges they are facing like human wildlife conflicts, poaching and diminished income flow to sustain the operations of the WMA in the light of COVID 19 and climate changes challenges.

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CLIMATE CHANGE ADVISOR - TIME EXTENSION

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Terms of Reference (ToR): Facilitating Education and awareness raising of population in Climate change impact, adaptation and mitigation; and development of Climate change strategy in 3 WMAs

Facilitate community education and awareness Lake Natron, Mkomazi wildlife corridors (Mwanga and Same districts), development of climate change adaptation strategy, action plans and adoption of the approved plans in Enduimet, Ikona and Makao WMAs.

Position: Facilitator

Start Date: Immediately for a period of 3 weeks

Coverage Area: Northern Tanzania Enduimet, Ikona, Makao, Lake Natron WMAs and Mkomazi Wildlife Corridor.

Reporting To: TNRF Executive Director through BMZ Project Lead at TNRF

Project Name: Protection of key ecosystems, increased resilience and adaptation for their sustainable use by local communities in southeast Africa

Reference Number: Project ID P5534

Deadline: 3rd April, 2021

Project Overview

The project is implemented with WWF Tanzania and Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF) as a partner. The main objective of project is addressed by the following four concrete project outputs and corresponding packages of measures focussing on the Enduimet, Ikona, Makao and Lake Natron Wildlife Management Areas and two additional project sites in Mwanga and Same districts.

  1. Capacities of community conservation and management areas are strengthened to effectively improve their climate resilience and adaptation and effective protection of their biodiversity and ecosystems
  2. Capacities of communities for implementing climate-smart approaches are improved and household incomes diversified leads to improved livelihoods and well-being of the communities in the selected community conservation areas
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BMZ PROJECT SITES VISIT - SAME AND MWANGA DISTRICTS

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Same and Mwanga field visit
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Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF) under the project “Climate Change Adaptation” on March 2nd to March 4th, 2021 visited the Mkomazi Wildlife Corridor through the Districts of Same and Mwanga.

In Same District the TNRF team was able to meet both the District Commissioner (DC) and the District Executive Director (DED), to discuss about the project as well as the impacts it will have on the District. In the discussion with the Hon. Rosemary Staki Senyamule, (Same DC) she acknowledged that due to climate change there is increased cases in human wildlife conflicts and visible environmental destructions. As for the DED, Dr Anastasia Tutuba, she wanted to know how the project was going to be implemented, and how long it will take for the proposed dam to be finished. Her concerns were addressed by the Project Officer by giving the updated status of the project and the progress.

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