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Villages without villagers

Villages without villagers

31 October 2019
Land has been a bait for rich urban dwellers to invest in tree planting activities. In this way, land has been sold extravagantly with or without legitimate procedures. Some people have sold all land and lack plots for crop production, making them the hungry families, says PhD. student Justin Lusas...
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The rules of the game

The rules of the game

31 October 2019
Governance of the value chain is the subject of this PhD. project. It looks at the power relationships between the actors along the value chain and how these relationships influence access to benefits Governance encompasses both state/government regulations and market governance. Regarding state re...
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 Timber Rush – Private forestry on village land

Timber Rush – Private forestry on village land

30 October 2019
imber Rush investigates the scale and drivers of the current investments in land and timber in Tanzania, testing the hypothesis that investments are first and foremost driven by domestic factors related to increased market demand for timber for industrial use, particularly construction, nationally a...
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Dr. Nsenga, J.V. sharing the progress report

Dr. Nsenga, J.V. sharing the progress report

26 August 2019
Dr. Nsenga, J.V. sharing the progress report from Timber Rush Project to the members of the College Board Meeting held in August 23, 2019.
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ECHOES FROM SEMINAR HELD AT DIIS ON TIMBER RUSH IN THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS OF TANZANIA

ECHOES FROM SEMINAR HELD AT DIIS ON TIMBER RUSH IN THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS OF TANZANIA

12 June 2019
  Since the early 2000s the non-industrial private forestry (NIPF) investments have emerged as important sources of livelihoods to investors in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania following what has been dubbed as the “timber rush”.  The NIPF has been a subject of interest under the Timber...
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