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REDD Pilot Project Report

Review of the REDD’s institutional framework in the Pugu and Kazimzumbwi Forest Reserves.

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Monday, May 22, 2017|Views (345)|News

International Day for biological biodiversity:

22 May 2017 is International day for biodiversity and this year’s theme is tourism. The UN Convention on biodiversity (CBD) is using this opportunity to promote the value of tourism in significantly reducing threats to, and maintaining or increasing key wildlife populations...

Thursday, April 24, 2014|Views (5559)|News


Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT) was founded in 1994 and it is a premier non-governmental and non-profit making environmental management and protection organization in Tanzania. It is registered under the Companies Act Cap 212 R.E 2002 as a company limited by guarantee without a share...

Sunday, April 20, 2014|Views (5636)|News


Neno LEAT ni kifupisho cha maneno ya Kiingereza "Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team" ambayo kwa Kiswahili ni "Timu ya Wanasheria Watetezi wa Mazingira kwa Vitendo". LEAT ni asasi ya kiraia iliyoanzishwa mnamo mwaka 1994 na kusajiliwa rasmi mwaka 1995 kama asasi ya vyama vya kijamii. Mnamo Novemba...


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Citizens Engaging in Government Oversight in Natural Resources Management (CEGO-NRM)

Thursday, August 6, 2015|Views (5540)
With the funding support from USAID/Tanzania, LEAT, through CEGO-NRM project, is providing training and building capacity in areas of natural resources management, governance and social accountability monitoring (SAM) to ordinary citizens in Iringa Rural and Mufindi districts at the district and ward level (involving district natural resources committees, village environmental and natural resources committees, village land use management committees, village land councils and selected...


Monday, April 28, 2014|Views (5836)
This Study aims at undertaking a comprehensive review of the REDD’s legal and institutional framework in the Pugu and Kazimzumbwi Forest Reserves in Tanzania. A legal component will address legal and institutional related issues based on the findings and recommendations from a detailed legal and institutional study to examine issues surrounding governance structure in the management of Pugu and Kazimzumbwi forests. This component is being implemented by LEAT. This study was conducted at the...