Land and Gender

Land and Gender
More than 4,000 people gathered in Dar es Salaam to attend the Gender Festival hosted by the Tanzania Gender Networking Program. It was the 10th annual festival and this year one of the main issues discussed was land.  Learn more about what was being said here.

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Gender and REDD+ in Tanzania

Gender and REDD+

REDD will often have gender-differentiated impacts. Women are generally more vulnerable to adverse impacts and loss of benefits. TNRF in collaboration with the Tanzania Forest Conservation Group (TFCG) and the Tanzania Community Forest Network (MJUMITA) have published a new report and information briefing on gender and REDD in Tanzania.  The briefing and report include information and strategies to support REDD participants in understanding and realizing gender equity and women’s empowerment in Tanzania.

Download the report here: http://www.tnrf.org/genderreport.pdf

Download the information briefing here: http://www.tnrf.org/genderbrief.pdf

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Cross-Border Timber Trade Monitoring

 
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TNRF has teamed up with the East African Wildlife Society (EAWLS) to carry out a program, “Monitoring of Wood and Wood Products Trade in Kenya and Tanzania Border Points.”  The project, funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is up and running, implementing activities geared at monitoring the traded forest goods at Kenya-Tanzania borders. 
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Vote for: "The World has Malaria"

The World Has Malaria

Working with community members in Simanjiro, TNRF, UCRT and Resource Africa UK teamed up to produce a film about climate change in Tanzania. Climate Change.TV is holding its 2011 video contest, and "The World has Malaria" is one of the films in the running.  

Go to http://www.climate-change.tv/video-award#7006 to watch the video and to cast your vote!

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