FAO in Tanzania

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15 October 2019
This year FAO partnered with Tulia Trust and Singida regional authorities to organize a Traditional Food Gala and other promotional activities in Singida on October 15, 2019 to promote the use of traditional food for healthy diets as part of the celebrations to mark the World Food Day (WFD). The aim...
11 October 2019
Poor diets and lifestyles among Tanzanians are stretching the country’s healthcare system due to the increase in cases people suffering of non-communicable diseases. This was revealed over the weekend by the Deputy Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender and Children, Dr. Faustine Ndugulile, during a panel discussion that was held at...
08 October 2019
The Deputy Minister of Livestock and Fisheries, Abdallah Hamis Ulega, on Tuesday October 8 launched national strategies for prevention and control of anthrax and brucellosis in humans and animals. The two strategies were developed by the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries (MLF) with technical support by the Food and Agriculture...
02 October 2019
October 2, 2019 Dodoma - Tanzania - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development have launched a Kiswahili version of the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) aimed to popularize the...
16 September 2019
FAO and Tanzania launched a new initiative this week to teach children about the importance of managing forests sustainably in order to safeguard natural resources. Funded by Germany, the three-year-project will see selected local primary schools introduce forest education modules for children aged 9-12 on the vital relationships between...