Tanzania

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TZA
Journal Articles & Books
December 2009

Women and childrens' insecure rights to property and inheritance in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa is not a new issue. The extended family support systems that used to function as social safety nets for widows and orphaned children have weakened as a consequence of societal changes such as economic development, migration and urbanization. This situation has clearly been exacerbated by the AIDS epidemic. Though prevalence is starting to level off, or even decline, in several high prevalence countries, this comes after years of increasing prevalence.

Reports & Research
December 2015

تشكِّل التربة السليمة أكبر مستودع للكربون الأرضي. ويمكن للتربة عندما تدار بطريقة مستدامة أن تقوم بدور هام في التخفيف من آثار تغيُّر المناخ عن طريق تخزين الكربون )احتجاز الكربون( وتخفيض انبعاثات غازات الدفيئة في الغلاف الجوي. وفي المقابل، عندما تساء إدارة التربة أو تزرع باتباع ممارسات زراعية غير مستدامة، يمكن لكربون التربة أن ينطلق في الغلاف الجوي في شكل ثاني أكسيد كربون وهو ما يمكن أن يساهم في تغيُّر المناخ. وأدّى استمرار تحويل الأراضي العشبية وأراضي الغابات إلى أراضٍ لزراعة المحاصيل وللرعي خلال السنوات العشرين الأخيرة إلى إحداث خسائر تاريخية في كربون التربة على نطاق العالم.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016

Where do forests and forestry stand today in international climate change negotiations? What exactly does it mean to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+)? What are the opportunities and risks for forests in today’s changing climate and is there a clear path forward? The articles in this issue address these and other questions.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2010

The Project will provide the basis for sustainable transboundary management of the Kagera basin and its land resources and agro-ecosystems. Activities will take into account gender issues, access to resources and conflict resolution. 1. Enhanced regional collaboration, information sharing and monitoring; 2. Enabling policy, planning and legislative conditions; 3. Increased stakeholder capacity and knowledge at all levels for promoting integrated agro-ecosystems management; 4.

Reports & Research
December 2006

This paper identifies the key issues of land tenure security for the rural poor, vulnerable and marginalized in the East African countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The report finds that most of these issues are common across the three countries, both in terms of the challenges that the communities face and imperatives that inform policy interventions and responses.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2014

This factsheet presents Kagera TAMP project progress to analyze, document and evaluate Sustainable Land Management (SLM) technologies and related approaches in the transboundary Kagera river basin.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1980

Methods for evaluating nutrient status in order to obtain better plant growth and increased yield are constantly being developed and improved. New analytical techniques and procedures for soil and plant analysis have been invented and tested in many countries and laboratories. There have been innovations in data processing leading to preparation of more refined and specific fertilizer recommendations. The purpose of the Consultation was: i.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2001

This regional study presents an overview of the socio-economic importance and ecological impact of the use of non-wood forest products (NWFP) in Africa. The document consists of two main parts: i) presentation of background information on the programme activities and analysis of the available information on the regional and sub-regional level (both in English and in French); and ii) presentation of data on NWFP on the national level (so-called “country profiles”, available in either English or French).

Reports & Research
December 2009

A través de un análisis conceptual basado en tratados e instrumentos internacionales y dos estudios de países, en este estudio se explora la relación entre los derechos humanos, en especial el derecho a la alimentación adecuada y el acceso a los recursos naturales con un enfoque específico en la tierra.