INITIATIVE TO TACKLE FOREST GOVERNANCE GAINS STRENGTH

January 20, 2012
 
 
DAR ES SALAAM - A campaign to improve forest governance in Tanzania will begin its second phase thanks to a commitment for continued financial support from Finland and Norway.

There are high expectations for the campaign, known as Mama Misitu.  Merja Mäkelä, Natural Resources councellor for the Embassy of Finland, says the campaign is expected to improve the transparency and accountability in the forestry sector and reduce the illegal harvesting of precious Tanzanian timber.
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TZ-REDD Newsletter, Issue 6

Click here to read the Newsletter online or here to download the PDF.

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Tanzania: Environment and Development - Opportunities and Challenges

 

In September 2011, George Jambiya, TNRF Board Member, presented at the International Institute for Environment and Development's strategy conference in UK.  He spoke about current environment and development challenges and opportunities in Tanzania.  You can watch his entire presentation online here.

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REDD Pilot's Messages for Durban

Tanzanian civil society organizations piloting REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation) have endorsed key messages for COP 17 in Durban, calling for fair, equitable and environmentally sound outcomes in Durban.
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