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Last week, Tanzania's application to seek World Heritage Status for the Eastern Arc Forest Mountains was revoked.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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UN-REDD's Comments on the Draft National REDD Strategy

UN-REDD Programme

During the commenting period, UN-REDD provided feedback to the Secretariat to the National REDD Task Force on the Draft National Strategy.  They provided general comments on the strategy as well as specific comments with reference to the text.

Read all their comments here.

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