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.
This project in the Nou Forest linked forest communities and district governments to form partnerships for more sustainable forest management.
We helped people identify ways to earn money from the forest while protecting its resources for future generations. For example, we:
We worked directly with 23,000 forest dwellers across Babati and Mbulu districts in Manyara region.
This project was funded by the European Union. To implement this project we worked 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.Turn produce into profit
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