Land conversion in sub‐Saharan Africa has profound biophysical, ecological, political and social consequences for human well‐being and ecosystem services. Understanding the process of land cover changes and transitions is essential for good ecosystem management policy that would lead to improved agricultural production, human well‐being and ecosystems health.
Training volunteers to help their communities defend their land rights has proved an effective approach for promoting land justice in Tanzania.
The Tanzania Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa RISING) Baseline Evaluation Survey (TARBES) was implemented during February-April 2014 as part of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of Africa RISING.
This paper illustrates how the capabilities of GIS and satellite imagery can be harnessed to explore and better understand the urban form of several large African cities (Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Kigali, Dar es Salaam, and Dakar).
In Tanzania like in other parts of the global South, in the name of 'development' and 'poverty eradication' vast tracts of land have been earmarked by the government to be developed by investors for different commercial agricultural projects, giving rise to the contested land grab phenomenon.
This guide presents a step-by-step approach in using a participatory mapping method with community members to rapidly identify and map ecosystem services and changes in their supply across multiuse agricultural landscapes. Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), government agencies and researchers can use this approach to learn from communities about how they use and access natural resources.
This participatory video titled 'The Environment is Life' was filmed and produced by a group of 11 members from Mwangoi and Malindi villages Lushoto District, Tanzania. With this video, they want to communicate the message 'people should conserve and protect the environment so that they live a good and healthy life'.
This Act provides with respect to the process in which the value of an interest in real property is assessed by a valuer. It also requires a Chief Valuer to be appointed within the Ministry responsible for lands and provides for the registration of valuers.