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Are rubies undermining Maasai culture
17 September 2019
Africa
Eastern Africa
Tanzania

Our latest WOLTS publication is a fascinating photo essay from one of our pilot research communities, Mundarara, in Tanzania.

Tanzania

 

In the Bagamoyo District, a lease of over 20.000 hectares of land  is being secured for the next 99 years to a Swedish-owned company called EcoEnergy,  for a sugar-cane plantation project  supported by the African Development Bank, the International Fund for Agriculture and Development, and the Swedish International Development Agency.

“Now that we own our land we can protect it.”
6 January 2020
Tanzania

The Hadzabe people of northern Tanzania are one of the world’s oldest communities. Living at the base of the Rift Valley, believed to be the origin of human species, the Hadzabe live as they always have.

11 December 2019
Rwanda
Tanzania

Rwanda and Tanzania are among six countries in Africa seen to be working towards securing land rights to at least 30 per cent of their women by 2025.

6 February 2019
Tanzania

The documents form part of a nationwide programme to secure property rights for home owners in informal settlements

DAR ES SALAAM, Feb 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Maria Mkwawa, the Tanzanian government's decision to issue her with a formal land title to her home in January was a pleasant surprise.

7 December 2018
Eastern Africa
Tanzania

When the water reached some of Kisiwa Panza's graveyards, people found themselves scrambling to protect the remains of their friends and families

KISIWA PANZA, Tanzania - First, the encroaching sea started eating away at homes and killing crops on the small island of Kisiwa Panza. Then the rising tides began bringing up the dead.

30 August 2018
Tanzania

Dar es Salaam — Access to potentially-productive land is crucial to combating discrimination against females. When they are denied access, they are disadvantaged, economically powerless.

Tanzania is among developing nations where gender inequality denies women the right to access land for economic production.

Gender, Land and Mining in Pastoralist Tanzania - WOLTS Research Report No.2
20 June 2018
Africa
Eastern Africa
Tanzania

"Gender, Land and Mining in Pastoralist Tanzania" is the product of rigorous field research over two years by WOLTS team members from Mokoro and HakiMadini. Significant stresses from mining, population growth and climate change, as well as disturbing levels of violence against women have been uncovered in this study of two traditional pastoralist communities in Tanzania.

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