Sustainable Toursim Development Plan for the portion of the unique Lake Eyasi Valley landscape in northern Tanzania falling into Karatu District. The most significant attractions for the destination is the last remaining hunter and gatherer societies (Hadzabe) with their unique life style, together with the life style of Datoga pastoralists.
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Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesMay, 2019Tanzania
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2019Congo
Clear and coherent laws are key to successful community forestry.The Republic of Congo is currently developing its first legal framework on community forestry — presenting policymakers with a unique opportunity to design an enabling and comprehensive legal framework that empowers communities. This briefing outlines key areas the framework should be built on, including five that should be addressed as a priority.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2019Congo, Ghana, Liberia
In West and Central Africa, home to 25% of the world’s tropical forests, the climate challenge is set against the threat of deforestation. In light of this threat, national laws and regulations seek to protect, restore, and manage the use of these forests for national development.
International initiatives such as REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) have identified that strengthening national laws to improve forest governance is an important tool to strike a balance between protection of forests and national development.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2019Sierra Leone
- The role of Paramount Chiefs and Members of Parliament in approaching communities for negotiations compromised Free, Prior and Informed Consent. Furthermore, customary decision-making regarding the agreement to lease land were made by elders of landowning families and excluded women, junior men, and members of non-land-owning families.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2017Sierra Leone
The report focuses on Sierra Leone (SL), which has placed a high priority on private sector investments over the last decade to support agricultural development. The country has experienced a significant increase of (mainly foreign) investments based on LSLAs, yet few of which are in an advanced stage. The study is based on several of palm oil and cocoa sector investment case studies. Both sectors are very relevant for SL’s economy and have seen several private sector investments.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2017Sierra Leone
The UK Department for International Development (the “DFID”) plays a strong role in driving changes towards improving land rights protection, land-tenure information and responsible private sector land investments in developing countries. With funding from DFID’s LEGEND Challenge Program, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (“WHH”) currently tests the CPCModel in partnership with a Sierra Leonean Investor under the SPIRAL-Project (the “Project”).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2019Sierra Leone
The goal of LEGEND is to apply and test the Analytical Framework for Due Diligence in Responsible Land-Based Agricultural Investments on a large-scale oil palm plantation by Natural Habitats Ltd. The programme is active in Zimmi, Makpele Chiefdom, Pujehun District and is aimed at protecting the land rights, livelihoods and food security of vulnerable people while promoting sustainable businesses. Furthermore, Solidaridad is testing the recent adoption of the New Land Policy (NLP) on Natural Habitat’s work in the chiefdom.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2019Tanzania
To become a leading cultural tourism destination in the country for improved livelihoods and memorable visitor experience.
Promote responsible tourism that preserves, respects and is compatiable with the community values and tradition; conserves the environment, improves the economic wellbeing and quality of life of local communities and enhances visitor experience.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2018Tanzania
Tourism in the Lake Eyasi - Mangola area:
•Main attraction: Hadza hunting(and gathering)
•Secondaryattractions: Datogapastoralistlifestyle, Datogablacksmith, Lake Eyasi, landscape, onionfarms
•Most tour operatorsbringclients on daytrips
•4 high end lodges, 5 campsites
•High season300 groups per month, lowseason150 groups (2017)
•Estimated revenus from the gate (range from fees between): 15.000 –35.000 USD per month
•Additional revenus: accomodation, restaurants, employment, sale of handicrafts,
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2019Sierra Leone
In 2014, Natural Habitats Sierra Leone took over an existing land lease from WAA2, covering theentire Makpele Chiefdom in Pujehun District,Sierra Leone. It quickly became apparent that not all communities were happy with the existing lease and that negotiations lacked free, prior and informed consent of all stakeholders.