ABCG CGI Climate Change Response Survey, Kilombero Valley, Tanzania

Summary of the ABCG Global Change Imapact thematic area climate change response survey, carried out in Kilombero Valley, Tanzania in 2017. 

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ABCG FWWASH Tools Review and Adoption Workshop held in Uganda January 2020 – workshopreport

Highlights of the Report on a Workshop to Adopt Drafting Guidelines and Tools to Integrate Environmental Conservation into Fresh Water WASH Activities in Masindi District, Uganda on January 31, 2020. 

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Population Health and Environment Expert Workshop Summary

ABCG Population, Health and Environment Expert Workshop Summary held in Washington DC, November 21, 2019.

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ABCG Freshwater Conservation (FW) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Integration Advocacy Strategy Planning Training, held on July 22-25, 2019, Kampala, Uganda.

Presentation made at the ABCG Freshwater Conservation (FW) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Integration Advocacy Strategy Planning Training, held on July 22-25, 2019, Kampala, Uganda.

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Four African Case Studies Exploring How to Incorporate Biodiversity into Land Use Planning Using Spatial Prioritization and Scenario Analysis – report

A synthesis of methodologies, lessons learned and recommendations from the development of methodological approaches for scenario analysis, and guidelines for Land Use Management applied in four countries: Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, and Madagascar.

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20170927_StatusofLUP_Tanzania_NLUP – report

Status of Land Use Planning, Land Tenure and Biodiversity Conservation: A Focus of Udzungwa-Magombera-Selous Landscape and Mngeta Corridor in Kilombero District. This report, documents the land tenure status, socio-economic and biodiversity profiles in the Mngeta Corridor and Udzungwa-Magombera landscapes. Author, National Land Use Planning Commission, Tanzania, September 2017. 

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Community Natural Resources Management In Tanzania – policy review

Tanzania has progressive land and natural resource management policies and laws, which provide a comprehensive framework for enabling local communities to varyingly administer, manage and sustainably utilize their land and natural resources.

This paper provides an overview of these laws and analyses how effective these laws have been, particularly over the last 15-20 years when most were promulgated, in enabling communities to secure tenure over and sustainably manage their common property resources – principally grazing, forests and wildlife.

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The Local Community Viewpoint Regarding the Review, Procedure, and Process of Writing the Tanzanian National Land Policy – policy note

This article explains the ongoing new land policy formulation in Tanzania as led by the Ministry of Lands. Tanzania’s current land policy of 1995 requires urgent review in order to help address current land-related challenges being experienced in the country. Critical issues include longstanding and increasing incidences of land conflict between different land users and particularly between farmers and pastoralists, the increasing shortage of fertile land due to the growth in the country’s population which has almost doubled since 1990, a need to better address land grabbing, and the need to correct a problematic contradiction in the land laws.

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Exploring Cross-Sector Linkages between Population, Health, Environment, Nutrition and Food Security: A Review of Best Practices and Lessons Learned – literature review

This comprehensive literature review documents best practices for integrating nutrition and food security interventions into existing Population, Health and Environment (PHE) projects and presents recommendations for incorporating cross-sector indicators.
 
ABCG, through its thematic working group, Global Health Linkages to Biodiversity Conservation, provides methodological guidance to advance a vision that incorporates health outcomes into biodiversity conservation and sustainable development by employing PHE guidelines to identify and develop synergies between critical ecosystem services, and human health and well-being.

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Human Response to Climate Change: Interview Data

Database of key informant and focus group interviews.

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