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Making Global Goals local business Tanzania

The Global Compact Network Tanzania (GCNT) is the local network chapter of the United Nations Global Compact, which supports Tanzanian firms and subsidiaries of global signatories in the…  


From food insecurity to self-reliance -How the Productive Social Safety Net Programme changed Monika’s life

He does not contribute anything at all. I built this house on my own so that my children have a place to call home and are not destitute. In fact, my children are grown now and and offer me some…  


Lesson on value addition from Zanzibar

The process of making dried mango chips begins with the slashing of mangoes into chips. The next step is to mix the chips with garlic, vanilla fruit and salt. The chips are then put onto the platters…  


How access to water promotes construction of modern buildings in Dodoma villages

This is Kurio village in Dodoma where access to water has promoted easy access to healthcare facilities and services, employment opportunities to youth through brick making and construction of modern…  


Conserving Ruvu water catchments to enhance water availability

UNDP Tanzania, in partnership with the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and the Tanzanian government introduced a five-year programme (2015-2020) titled ‘Securing Watershed Services through…  


Building capacity for women entrepreneurs to participate in UNDP Procurement process

UNDP Tanzania recently conducted a training for women entrepreneurs aimed at increasing women owned/managed business participation in United Nations Procurements. The purpose of the workshop was to i)…  


Biogas improves gender equality in Rungwe

UNDP in collaboration with the local NGO called HIMARU introduced a biogas project with aim of addressing the underlying driver of deforestation which primarily energy for cooking in the form of…  


Improving water accessibility through solar powered pump

In 2015-16, the UNDP in collaboration with the Dodoma regional administration and the Tanzania Development Light Organization (TADELO) established a project for improving water accessibility in the…  


World Environment Day 2017: “Connect with Nature -- Be Cool, Clean and Green”

This year, the commemoration of the World Environment Day (WED) which is the United Nation's principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment was…  


Solar irrigation improves horticulture farming

Ulyampiti, SINGIDA Ulyampiti Village has been experiencing significant impacts of climate change for quite sometime. The overdependence on rain-fed agriculture by farmers and livestock keepers have…  

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