News about MCDI

The impact of deforestation, the achievement of MCDI and the challenge

Globally, Deforestation is severe problems. Although MCDI shows great achievement in the field of sustainable forest conservation, they also face some...

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Some vulnerable species was caught on camera!

There are two famous vulnerable species in Tanzania: Hippopotamus and Leopard. The estimated total number of hippopotamus in Eastern Africa is about...

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Communities trapping wildlife - with cameras!

Africa is renowned for its abundant wildlife, and Tanzania is among the most bio-diverse countries in the continent. It contains Africa's largest...

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Critically endangered plant rediscovered and now protected by a Tanzanian farming community

Local people in Mchakama village expanded their village forest reserve by over 4,000 hectares to protect a critically endangered plant that was...

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5 ways Tanzanian communities are using forests to achieve the SDGs

So, you think it's only the big players - governments, private sector and international NGOs - who can make a difference towards achieving the 2020...

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Africa's first community-owned FSC-certified sawmill for sustainable hardwoods from natural forests

Some of the world’s poorest people have opened up a new and lucrative source of revenue through Tanzania's first FSC-certified community-owned...

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Governance, carbon management and land-use in Tanzania

This year, CIFOR released a Working Paper on multilevel governance, carbon management and land-use decisions in Tanzania, which includes a comparative...

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Sawn wood ups community earnings by 18%

Since 2013, we have worked with the Tanzanian Government and other partners to support 14 villages in Liwale District to secure rights to forests on...

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FSC-certified communities get techie

Earlier in 2016, our partner, United States Forest Service, generously donated 13 GPS units for communities to use to better monitor their locally...

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How forests are helping to eradicate rural poverty in Tanzania

Today is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Here is how we are using forests as a tool to alleviate rural poverty in Tanzania, where...

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