Tagged: Tanzania (United Republic of)

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The happy winner: Bahati Muriga 2014 Female Food Hero

Bahati Muriga is the new Female Food Hero in Tanzania. She won the first prize of a national reality TV style competition which raises awareness of the many incredible achievements of its women food producers.

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The GROW female food champion competition in Tanzania attracted over 6000 nominations from women farmers and producers, but who would be recognized as Mama SujaWaChakula, a woman champion?

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Martha Mwasu Waziri was chosen as Tanzania's Mama Shujaa wa Chakula 2012 (Female Food Hero). She won 10 million Tanzanian Shillings ($6,325) to buy farming equipment of her choice.

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A man lifts a chicken into a shed. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam works with local partners to provide training and vaccinations to smallholders chicken farmers to manage larger broods and turn the potential in their own backyards into a valuable source of income.

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This short video shows how 11 finalists were chosen from 6,000 entries for Female Food Hero, for their outstanding contribution to their community and agriculture. The winner Ester and the other 10 finalists proved that sometimes it is the unheard voices that make the loudest noise.

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Habiba Warsame, a herder in Somaliland, says she can’t remember when things were so bad. Credit: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

November rains that were expected to ease the hunger crisis in East Africa have failed yet again in some of the worst hit areas. Millions of people face at least another six months of hunger and destitution.

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The warming climate is melting the famous snows of Mount Kilimanjaro. Credit: Caroline Irby/Oxfam

The coffee-grower communities based on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro suffer from the erratic climate. Oxfam helps them adapt, and raises awareness of the risks climate change poses not just to them but also to the whole Western coffee supply chain.

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Oxfam helps the Maasai to cope with rising prices. Credit: Caroline Irby/Oxfam

Drought upon drought, rising food and fuel prices have hit Maasai pastoralists in Tanzania hard. An Oxfam grainbank is making all the difference in a community of Ngorongoro, Tanzania.

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Meingatu Nesayo separating sheep that have just returned to Noomunye. Credit: Geoff Sayer/Oxfam

In late 2006, 1,000 pastoralist households were evicted by the Government in Southern Tanzania abitrarily. The Joint Oxfam Livelihoods Initiative in Tanzania and its allies in the Pastoralism and Land Group instituted a campaign.

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Women in Mtamba, Tanzania. Credit: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

Today’s biofuel policies are not solving the climate or fuel crises but are instead contributing to food insecurity and inflation.

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