Thousands of people living in Tanzania’s Nou Forest are reliant on the forests around them to survive. But deforestation has become increasingly common as people chop down trees for timber, to sell as firewood, and to clear grazing land for their animals.
Our project in the Nou Forest links forest communities and district governments to form partnerships for more sustainable forest management.
We help people identify ways to earn money from the forest while protecting its resources for future generations. For example, we are:
We are working directly with 23,000 forest dwellers across Babati and Mbulu districts in Manyara region.
This project is funded by the European Union. To implement this project we are working with the District Councils of Babati and Mbulu, the Forestry and Beekeeping Division of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, and the Tanzania Natural Resources Forum. To find out more about EuropeAid, please click here.Farm aid not food aid
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