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The roles and forms of brokers in sawn timber value chain – a student’s field report

I am John William Kallabaka from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro-Tanzania. I did a research on the roles and forms of brokers in the smallholder farming in sawn timber value chain in Mufindi district, Iringa-Region, Tanzania. This research was done…

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Value chain analysis study in Tanzania – a student’s field report

I am Pierre Protas from the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania. I did my MSc research on comparative study of value chain analysis of smallholder and large – scale tree growers in Mufindi District, Tanzania.

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Francis Moyo’s Successful Doctoral Defense on Community-Based Conservation

In the morning of September 10th 2018, Francis Moyo defended his doctoral thesis on “Community Based Conservation in Tanzania: Discourses and Realities”. The aim of his research was to investigate the socio-economic impacts of community-based conservation initiatives on rural livelihoods….

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Regards from Tanzania: Visiting Sawmill and Forest Plantation in Sao Hill

On the 6th day of WoodCluster Summer and Field School, we visited Sao Hill Forest Plantation (SHFP) and the biggest sawmill in East Africa operated by Sao Hill Industries Ltd, which is a subsidiary of Green Resources. SHFP is government-owned,…

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1st WoodCluster Summer School in Tanzania

Tanzania is the project country, where the first summer and field school of the WoodCluster project teaching component took place from 30. July to 7 August 2018. 22 persons, lecturers and students, from all project countries Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda and…

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Organization of smallholder forestry – a MSc study in Tanzania

I am Ombeni Hingi, from Tanzania, an MSc. Tropical Forestry and Management student at TU Dresden in Germany. I am doing my master thesis research on “Smallholder Farmers, Support Organizations, Their Linkages and Influence on Woodlots Development in Mufindi District,…

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