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Issue date: 
23 May 2011

Tanzania: National Forest Policy

Issue date: 
09 May 2011

Utility price hikes push demand for wood in Tanzania

MBEYA, Tanzania (AlertNet) – Soaring gas and electricity prices in Tanzania are forcing more and more people to return to the use of charcoal and wood for heating and cooking, threatening the country’s forests and contributing to climate change.

Issue date: 
May 2011

Benefit-sharing is the key issue

Issue date: 
19th April 2011

Let`s forge strong alliance towards forest management

This week GERALD KITABU interviewed the Project Manager for the Forest Justice in Tanzania Initiative, Elinasi Monga, on forest resources. Excerpts:

QUESTION: What does the Forest Justice in Tanzania Initiative stand for?

Issue date: 
Mar 30, 2011

Tanzanian President nullifies application to grant Eastern Mountains as World Heritage Site

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania's President has rejected an application to place some mountains in the Eastern Arc under the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a World Heritage Site.

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30 March 2011

Kigoma Intensifies War on Illegal Charcoal Exports

OVER 100 charcoal bags worth over a half a million shillings were impounded from illegal traders accused of sponsoring villagers in Kigoma Rural District to cut down trees from Masito-Ugalla forest reserve.

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March 21, 2011

REDD in the Southern Highlands

As part of a Tanzania-wide investment in Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) initiatives, the Royal Norwegian Government is supporting WCS to conduct a REDD Readiness project in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.

Issue date: 
9th March 2011

Govt: `Forest investors` grabbing villagers` land

The government yesterday expressed concern over the increasing wave of investors illegally buying large chunks of land from villagers for forest farming and management, apparently to engage in carbon trade.

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14 March 2011

Conservation of forests set to get a push increase efforts in conserving forests

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Feb 17, 2011

REDD Integrity: Addressing governance and corruption challenges


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