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KENRA (Kenya Natural Resources Alliance)

KENRA (Kenya Natural Resources Alliance) is an alliance of Kenyan CSOs that deal with natural resources issues. KENRA was formed from an initiative of IANRA (International Alliance on Natural Resources in Africa) of which Action Aid(K) and Coast Righ [......]

Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT)

With the funding support from USAID/Tanzania, LEAT, through CEGO-NRM project, is providing training and building capacity in areas of natural resources ... [......]

Legal and Human Right Centre (LHRC)

The LHRC is a non-partisan, non-profit sharing, non-governmental organization striving to empower the public, promote, reinforce and safeguard human rights and good governance in Tanzania through legal and civic education and information; sound legal [......]

MEDICAL DOCTORS ASSOCIATION OF TANZANIA( MAT)

To promote the art and science of medicine and allied sciences, in order to maintain the honour and interest of the medical profession and attain the highest level of quality healthcare services in Tanzania by 2015. [......]

MiningWatch Canada

MiningWatch Canada is a pan-Canadian initiative supported by environmental, social justice, Aboriginal and labour organisations from across the country. We were created by our founding members in 1999 to address the need for a co-ordinated public int [......]

Ministry of Energy and Minerals

Energy and Minerals resources play an important role in poverty reduction and in supporting socioeconomic development in Tanzania. The Ministry of Energy and Minerals (MEM) is mandated to facilitate development of energy and mineral sectors. The [......]

NRGI

Monitors the economic reconstruction in the country, focusing on the oil industry, to ensure it is managed responsibly. Provides links to organizations involved ... [......]

Open Government Partnership (OGP)

OGP was launched in 2011 to provide an international platform for domestic reformers committed to making their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. Since then, OGP has grown from 8 countries to the 69 participating countri [......]

PINGO'S FORUM

The Pastoralists Indigenous Non Governmental Organizations' Forum (PINGO's FORUM) is an advocacy coalition of indigenous peoples organizations who are currently 53, working in Tanzania for the rights of the marginalized indigenous pastoralists and Hu [......]

Policy Forum

Network of over 50 non-governmental organizations aiming to increase informed civil society participation in decisions and actions that ... [......]



Mercury: Slow killer in Uganda's gold mines

  1. Inside one of the dozens of gold camps that dot the foothills and valleys of Mubende in central Uganda, the hustle and bustle is astounding. 'Saigon City" nestled in the valley of Kayonza; Kitumbi …
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East Africa leads efforts to cut use of mercury in mining

  1. East Africa is driving a global initiative to phase out the use of mercury in mining, as it is harmful to human health and the environment. Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Burundi have announ…
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Tanzania passes laws on renegotiation of mining, gas contracts

  1. Tanzania's parliament passed two laws on Monday allowing the government to force mining and energy companies to renegotiate their contracts, despite pleas from the mining association for more time…
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Tanzania's president suspends granting of mining licenses

  1. The Tanzanian president has ordered the mining ministry to suspend the granting of new licenses, a statement from State House said on Tuesday, the latest twist in an ongoing row between the government…
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Kenya's economy suffers due to mercury pollution

  1. Mining communities in Kenya lose between Sh174 and Sh342 billion in earning potential every year due to mercury contamination, according to a new study published in The Journal of Environmental Manage…
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Hakirasilimali opinion on the Natural Resource Wealth Bills of 2017

  1. At a public hearing today, HakiRasilimali submitted to the parlimentary committees on Energy and Minerals and Constitutional and Legal Affairs its opinion on the following bills tabled in parliament o…
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