We are a small department dedicated to advancing inter- and trans-disciplinary science and learning aimed at understanding and managing complex human-environmental/social-ecological systems, with a focus on Africa.
Oxford Brookes University is committed to leading the intellectual, social and economic development of the communities it serves through teaching, research and creativity that achieve the highest standards.
Maliasili Initiatives is a non-profit organization that supports the growth, development and performance of leading civil society organizations working to advance sustainable natural resource management practices in Africa.
Mission & Vision:
To promote the livelihoods of Indigenous pastoralists through preservation of their cultural values, utilization of locally available resources and informed participation with consent for their development.Â To have Indigenous pastoralist community attain sustainable development and have its culture recognized, respected and preserved
The Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT) was established to ensure Tanzania's environment and natural resources are sustainably managed.
Their mission is to enhance the capacity and participation of the people in sub-Saharan Africa to sustainably manage their natural resources and environment through legal, policy and other strategic interventions.
LEAT’s major activities are conducting legal and social-policy research, advocacy work, public interest litigation and giving legal advice.
The Pastoralists Indigenous Non Governmental Organizations Forum (PINGO's FORUM) is an advocacy coalition of indigenous peoples organizations who are currently 53, working in Tanzania for the rights of the marginalized indigenous pastoralists and Hunter-gatherers communities. It was established in 1994 by six pastoralists and hunter gatherers organizations in their struggle for land right and development agenda
Some of East Africa's most traditional pastoralist and hunter-gatherer communities are currently at great risk of loosing their land and resources due to progressive land encroachment and lack of representation in modern Tanzania.
UCRT works to empower marginalised people in the rangelands of northern Tanzania to secure rights to their natural resources and land.