Uluguru Mts

By Gadiosa Lamtey (The Guardian, Tanzania) A total of 137 out of 1,215 farmers in Kibungo Juu ward, in Morogoro region, have benefited from a water conservation project in Uluguru Mountain under the Equitable Payment for Watershed Services (EPWS) programme. They have also planted about 170,000 trees. Speaking to ‘The Guardian’ newspaper recently in Morogoro, […]

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The Uluguru Mountains are a chain of cool, wet, highland forests in central Tanzania that have attracted human settlement for hundreds of years. The mountains are the source of the Ruvu River, which sustains 2.8 million people in Tanzania’s capital city, Dar es Salaam. With the Uluguru population currently standing at over 100,000 people, pressure […]

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By Rohit Jindal About the Uluguru Mountains Located in Morogoro district of Tanzania, Uluguru Mountains rise as a sudden outcrop from the surrounding area. Although the base area of the mountains is only 30 kilometres (km) by 60 km, the mountains reach up to 2400 metres in height. As a result, many parts of the […]

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Students from across the world are gaining a practical perspective on rewards for environmental services by working with target communities at PRESA sites. The PRESA students are liaising with development organizations and government departments as they seek to understand the policy context behind rewards for environmental services. Currently, PRESA has four students working at the […]

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