Publications

Participatory Forest Management (PFM) is a central pillar of Tanzania’s forest law and policyand has been implemented across Tanzania since it was first piloted in Babati district in the early 1990s. Since that time, a range of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders have been actively involved in promoting PFM across the country. This has been undertaken in a range of forest…

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Under the 2002 Forest Act, communities are now able to protect,reserve, manage and sustainably use forests on village land for their own long term development needs. Already, over 2 million hectares of forests have been transferred to over a thousand village governments across the country. Many of these forests have now recovered under improved management and villagers are now…

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