Report Explores Experiences and Lessons for Equitable Benefit Sharing and REDD+ in Tanzania
A new report entitled, "Equitable Benefit Sharing: Exploring Experiences and Lessons for REDD+ in Tanzania" has just been published. The report and an accompanying information summary were developed in collaboration with the nine NGOs that are implementing REDD+ pilot
APPROPRIATION of massive land from villagers for tree planting in the Reduced Emission from Deforestation and Forest (REDD) programme is feared to threaten food security, unless the exercise was carefully undertaken.
HIMADA: Litmus test for REDD that is bearing fruit
Hifadhi Mapafu ya Dar es Salaam (HIMADA), which means conserve the lungs of Dar es Salaam is one of the nine Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) pilot projects implemented in Tanzania.
Public knowledge on environmental conservation `still too low`
This week Gerald Kitabu interviewed HAKIARDHI Senior Programme Officer Cuthbert Tomitho on public awareness and benefits accrued from the National Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD). Excerpts:
Corruption allegations hit WWF programmes in Tanzania
DAR ES SALAAM (AlertNet) –The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Tanzania is embroiled in a corruption scandal over the alleged misappropriation of Norwegian aid aimed at helping civil society organisations build capacity, Norwegian and WWF officials said.