Tagged: Tanzania (United Republic of)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today’s biofuel policies are not solving the climate or fuel crises but are instead contributing to food insecurity and inflation.