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Issue date: 
29 January 2011

Govt eyes joint REDD implementation

Dar es Salaam. The government admitted yesterday that there is poor coordination towards the planning and implementation of the REDD, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation.

Tanzania is in the initial process of implementing REDD, a mechanism designed to pay developing countries to protect their forests and reduce emissions of greenhouse gas pollutants, especially carbon dioxide.

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21 Jan 2011

Tanzania to create forest inventory to help fight climate change

DAR ES SALAAM (AlertNet) – Tanzania plans to draw up a comprehensive inventory of its forests to replace outdated statistics and help the east African country to conserve woodland, preserve livelihoods and curb climate change.

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11 January 2011

Tanzania: Teams Invites Views on Plan to Cut Emissions

Dar es Salaam — The National Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) task force has invited stakeholders to give their inputs to the first National REDD draft strategy.

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08 January 2011

Kerosene price increase hurting poor households

Dar es Salaam.  The price of kerosene rose by six per cent effective Wednesday this week as the global economic recovery increases demand for petroleum products.

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9 December 2010

Norway Spells Out Plan to Fund Kyoto Protocol

A DECISION by the Norwegian government to negotiate post Kyoto Protocol with other countries bilaterally is aimed at sending a strong message to international community that Oslo is committed to address causes of green house gas emissions blamed for causing global warming.

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November 18, 2010

CBO empowered to manage forest resources of Masito-Ugala ecosystem in Kigoma

IN Kigoma, Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is preparing local communities to benefit from REDD initiative within seven villages bordering the rich biodiversity Masito-Usagalla Ecosystem.

The representatives from seven villages of Ilagara, Karago, Songambele, Sigunga, Sunuka and Kirando and Lyabusende have attended training on forest management practices. Each of the participants was involved in forest resource mapping and set strategies to protect forests resources, marine life in Lake Tanganyika and on the environment in general in their areas.

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Norwegian Climate Change Director to learn from Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, October 18, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Ambassador Hans Brattskar, Director of Norway's Climate and Forest Initiative, visits Tanzania 19-21 October to learn about progress in stopping clim

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30 Sep 2010

First forestry credits issued under Voluntary Carbon Standard

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7th September 2010

Growing conflicts over Tanzania's 'charismatic carbon'

The country's forests are at the centre of a new global scramble to 'buy up' carbon, but as Thembi Mutch reports, is the process really going to benefit the environment or people?

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8 August 2010

The REDD Opportunities Scoping Exercise

The REDD+ Opportunities Scoping Exercise (ROSE) is a tool for classifying and prioritizing potential REDD+ sub-national activities and for assessing critical constraints to project development, especially those associated with the legal, political, and institutional framework for carbon finance.


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by Dr. Radut