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Impact of joint forest management on Handeni hill forest reserve and adjacent communities in Tanga, Tanzania
Does Participatory Forest Management Promote Sustainable Forest Utilisation in Tanzania?
SUMMARY Over the past 20 years, Participatory Forest Management (PFM) has become a dominant forest management strategy in Tanzania, covering more than 4.1 million hectares. Sustainable forest use and… Expand
Household livelihood strategies in the miombo woodlands of Tanzania: emerging trends
The study was undertaken in Tanzania to assess the effect of some macro-economic policies on livelihood strategies for households within or in close proximity in miombo woodlands. The focus was on… Expand
Resource use conflicts in Usangu Plains, Mbarali District, Tanzania
SUMMARY Conflicts over natural resources such as land, water, and forests are ubiquitous. People everywhere have competed for natural resources to enhance their livelihoods. However, the dimensions,… Expand
Potentials of non wood forest products in household food security in Tanzania: the role of gender based local knowledge
What does it take to institute REDD +? An analysis of the Kilosa REDD + pilot, Tanzania
Abstract Reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD +) has been seen as an important element in future climate policies. This paper analyzes the establishment of a REDD + pilot… Expand
Are miombo woodlands vital to livelihoods of rural households? Evidence from Urumwa and surrounding communities, Tabora, Tanzania
This study investigated contribution of miombo woodland resources accrued from Urumwa Forest Reserve (UFR) to income of rural households. Data and conclusions are based on 84 randomly surveyed… Expand
Impact of decentralised forest management on forest resource conditions in Tanzania
Impacts of decentralised forest management on forest resource changes were assessed. Six contrasting forest reserves regarding management regimes, that is, Joint Forest Management (JFM; in National… Expand
Indigenous knowledge and natural resources management.
Impact of indigenous‐based interventions on land conservation: a case study of a soil conservation and agroforestry project, Arumeru District, Tanzania
Land degradation has been identified as a serious problem in Tanzania since the 1920s. Among the factors normally cited as contributing to land degradation are deforestation, overgrazing and… Expand