UNFCCC COP26; WHAT WAS ACHIEVED OUT OF THE CONFERENCE?

The United Nations Climate Change (UNFCCC) Summit, the Conference of Parties (COP26) was held from 31st October to 13th November 2021 by world leaders in Glasgow, Scotland. The meeting brought together leaders from all countries in the world to act together and agree on how to step up global action to solve the climate crisis.

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COP26 president - closing remarks
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COP26 President Alok Sharma on the conference’s last day.    Photo credit: Yves Herman/Reuters

The main objective of COP26 was to secure global net-zero by mid-century and keep 1.5 degrees within reach, adapt to protect communities and natural habitats, mobilize finance required to secure global net-zero, and work together to deliver finalization of the Paris rulebook (the rules needed to implement the Paris agreement.

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APPROVAL OF COMMUNITY RANGELANDS INVESTMENT FUND (CRIF) PROJECTS FOR IMPROVED RANGELAND PRODUCTIVITY

The holistic approach to rangeland management is a key to improving grazing resources for pastoral communities in the rangelands of Tanzania. Most of the rangeland challenges are related to are invasive species dominating some of the secured grazing lands and tsetse flies in most of the potential rangeland. Participatory Rangeland Management (PRM) project coordinated by TNRF in Tanzania supported the pastoral communities to identify and implement strategic interventions to improve the productivity of rangelands.

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IDENTIFYING CONFLICTING POLICY ISSUES IN BIODIVERSITY

On the 10th and 11th of November, 2021 Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF) will facilitate a dialogue about the current conflicting policy issues on Inclusive Conservation. The workshop will be held in Lindi at Sea View Hotel bringing together local communities (Women and Youth) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to present and discuss policy issues to be voiced to the policymakers.  Natural Resource Management (NRM) policy gaps identified will be analyzed, documented, and presented to WWF Tanzania Country Office (WWF-TCO) for further actions by higher levels. 

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USING SCIENTIFIC AND INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE WEATHER FORECASTING PARALLELLY: DIALOGUE.

Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF) conducted a workshop that brought together the Indigenous knowledge groups, Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA), and Researchers to share experiences on traditional weather forecasts both scientifically and traditionally. The one-day workshop took place at Flom Hotel in Morogoro on 18th October 2021 setting ground for a discussion on how the traditional forecast can be integrated into the TMA forecasting.
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