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A Catholic Bishop urges government to prioritize agriculture

IMG_0944The government of Tanzania has been urged to prioritize agriculture as a sector to eradicate high incidences of poverty among rural households. Speaking during a regional forum organized by Jesuit Hakimani Centre and Radio Kwizera to discuss the findings of a national research that investigated the impact of Tanzania’s transition from Ujamaa to open market economy on small scale traders and farmers.

Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management (SSWM) Courses

susan_logoThe 2-week SSWM expert training course module gives an overview on Integrated Water Resources Management (IRWM), its basic concept and linkages to the reuse-oriented sustainable sanitation approach including a comprehensive overview on existing technology options and planning approaches. The course focuses on the human influence on the water cycle, the linkages to agriculture, and the sustainable use, treatment and reuse of water resources. It enables participants get a holistic view on the water cycle and to identify more sustainable and locally appropriate technology solutions in relation to sanitation and water resources management.