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Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Embassy of Finland, Dar es Salaam


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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Participatory forest management gains ground in Southern Tanzania

LIMASin metsänhoitaja Anna-Kaisa Kähkölä opastaa Mtawatawan kylän metsänhoitajiaTanzanian forest are in danger of disapperiang due to climate change, illegal logging and unsustainable forest use. To save the Angai forest, the villagers have started to tend to the forest by using participatory forest management. Finnish-funded LIMAS and two Tanzanian NGOs are helping them not only to save the forest but also to generate income. More...

Globalizing youth find their cultural roots at MakuYa festival

Energinen nuorisotanssiryhmä matkusti 8 tuntia päästäkseen festivaaleille. Ryhmä harjoittelee lähes päivittäin.MakuYa festival brings people in the Mtwara region together. Whole families travel for hours to participate. The festival aims to preserve the local traditional traditions and culture. It is a challenge in globalizing Tanzania. The festival could offer interesting view in the everyday life of the local people also for foreign tourists. More...

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