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STRENGTHENING THE CAPACITY LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEADER

by kaengesa environmental conservation society
STRENGTHENING THE CAPACITY LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEADER

Summary

Destruction of forest resources at Rukwa Regional is high; this is due to increased human activities such as, charcoal burning, shifting cultivation, Lumbering and wildfire has lead to forest encroachment and the environments as whole. This problem is exuberant by ignorance of the village Environmental Committees and Government Local leaders on Forest policy 1998 and its legal Framework that govern the management and conservation of Tanzania . Lack of knowledge on these guidelines makes this

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Challenge

Destruction of forest resources at Rukwa Region is high; this is due to increased human activities such as, charcoal burning, shifting cultivation, Lumbering and wildfire has lead to forest encroachment and the environments as whole. This problem is exuberated by ignorance of the village Environmental Committees and Government Local leaders on Forest policy 1998 and its legal Framework that govern the management and conservation of Tanzania . Lack of knowledge on these guidelines makes this for

Solution

This nine months project aim at; enhancing capacity of the village Environmental Committees, as well as government leaders, political party leaders, and religious leaders at ward level on forest Policy and Legal Frame work. Forest policy and Forest Act has stipulated the issues of community participate on the management of the forest resources. It allows the community to own, manage and participate on the management of the resources through Participatory forest management (PFM). Also it goes fur

Long-Term Impact

The project will spark additional reforestation efforts in Rukwa region, thus yielding benefits for forest conservation wellbeing. In addition, the project is expected to: Heightened awareness of the negative impacts of deforestation and the importance of forest conservation among rural and urban communities, and the wider public through effective media coverage, in Rukwa; Local empowerment and improved local capacity to take better more effective action to tackle deforestation through effe

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http:/​/​www.kaeso.org

Organization Information

kaengesa environmental conservation society

Location: sumbawanga - Tanzania, United Republic of
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Project Leader:
joel amon
sumbawanga, Tanzania, United Republic of

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