REDD Pilot Projects Comment on National Strategy

Tanzanian REDD pilot projects submitted their officialfeedback to the National REDD Task Force on the Tanzania National REDD Strategy.  

Download their recommendations here.


World Bank offers to fund alternative route to Road through Serengeti


On March 1st, the World Bank's Country Director for Tanzania, John S. Adams, sent a letter to President Kikwete announcing the World Bank's offer to fund an alternative route to the proposed major road that would cut through Serengeti National Park. The proposed alternate route that the World Bank is ready to fund, is a southern road that would pass south of the Park.

Read the entire letter here.


Resolving Loliondo Land Conflict


TNRF and its partners have published a report and policy brief as well as produced a short film on the land use and tenure options for Loliondo. Learn more about the options, listen to Loliondo community members’ opinions and find ways to a resolution here:


Guidelines for Sustainable Biofuels

Guidelines for Sustainable Biofuels

In November 2010, the Ministry of Energy and Minerals published, “Guidelines for Sustainable Liquid Biofuels Development in Tanzania.” 

Download a scanned copy of the guidelines here.

Also, in 2009 TNRF and IIED published, “Biofuels, land access and rural livelihoods in Tanzania.”  The study documents the experiences of communiteis with three types of biofuel crops—sugarcane,  sugarcane, jatropha and palm -- in four regions, and analyzes the benefits these communities earn from plantation and small holder crop production.

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