• MPs push gender sensitivity climate change law input

    Under the umbrella of Tanzanian Women Parliamentarian Group (TWPG), a number of MPs asserted that there is need for gender mainstreaming in climate change adaptation. The aim is to enhance public awareness and knowledge on the critical role of gender in implementing climate change actions. “Climate change adversely affects all

  • Managing risks critical for agriculture,food production’s stable

         In recent years, Tanzania has witnessed a number of climate related disasters namely, flooding, droughts, pests, widespread crop failures, livestock deaths and intensification of climate sensitive diseases among others. The effects of climate change in the country are widespread and significantly interfere with agriculture, while at the same time,

  • Study tour unearths pathways to resilient food and agriculture systems in Tanzania

    As borders closed and lockdown measures were implemented around the world, a group of facilitators, farmers and government representatives embarked on a study tour across the Tanga Region of Tanzania, an area that had yet to be hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Held in March 2020, the tour brought together international researchers, national facilitators, government

  • GCRF -AFRICAP projects benefits Lushoto, Muheza small-scale farmers

    The agriculture climate resilience plan is implemented through Agricultural Sector Development Programme phase II (ASDP II) which has been developed to propel the country’s economic development and guide the implementation of prioritised interventions. Last week in Tanga the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) and its partners in GCRF-AFRICAP project

  • TCSAA joins the GCRF-AFRICAP study tour to understand pathways to resilient food and agriculture systems in Tanzania

    TCSAA joins the GCRF-AFRICAP study tour to understand pathways to resilient food and agriculture systems in Tanzania   Members of the Tanzania climate Smart Agriculture Alliance joined a study tour to Lushoto and Muheza Districts in Tanga region, Tanzania supported by the ‘’Agricultural and Food systems Resilience: Increasing Capacity and

  • Creating awareness on reporting climate smart agriculture and nutrition

    A group photo with the journlists at IIT-Tanzania office. Credit Delphina Ntangeki/IITA IITA-Tanzania organized a media awareness session on “Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) and nutrition” in commemoration of World Food Day 2019. It aimed at increasing the knowledge and understanding of the media on issues around climate change and its

  • Landscape leaders from across Africa gather in Tanzania for Dialogue and Innovative Partnerships

    The group of participants together with Hon. William Lukuvi, Minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, representing the Government of Tanzania credit: Manon Koningstein/EcoAgriculture Partners Over 150 participants from 18 African countries have come together for the first day of the African Landscapes Dialogue – a gathering of Landscape

  • Tanzania’s female parliamentarians to mainstream gender in climate adaptation

    An over view of the Tanzania women Parliamentary Group during the awareness creation session Tanzania’s Women Parliamentarian Group came together to explore pathways for mainstreaming gender into climate adaptation planning.

  • Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture

    The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held in Bonn, Germany from 6th to 17th November 2017, marked a milestone for negotiations on agriculture by reaching a decision on next steps for agriculture within the UNFCCC framework, the Koronivia Joint

  • Climate-Smart Agriculture Mainstreaming in Development Project

    Agriculture is an essential pillar of The United Republic of Tanzania’s economy, and a key driver of rural development. In fact, the sector employs about 78 percent of the population; it contributes to approximately 95 percent of the national food requirements; it provides livelihood to more than 70 percent of