West Usambara Mts

May 23, 2012  By Judith Nzyoka New publications on payments for environmental services (PES) in Africa are now online.  Below are details and links to the publications: Designing an incentive program to reduce on-farm deforestation in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania Authors: David Kaczan, Brent M. Swallow, W. L. (Vic) Adamowicz and Heini Vihemäki. Despite […]

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The Usambara Mountains are an important source of water for north eastern Tanzania. The towns of Lushoto, Mombo, Korogwe, Muheza and Tanga rely on water from the Usambara Mountains. The Pangani River, which flows from Mt Kilimanjaro, receives significant inflows from the Usambaras. The river is used for irrigating farms and powering a series of […]

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