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Access to environmental information in Tanzania

Deogratias William Ringia

Access to environmental information in Tanzania

by Deogratias William Ringia

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Published by Lawyers" Environmental Action Team in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Tanzania.,
    • Communication in the environmental sciences -- Tanzania.,
    • Freedom of information -- Tanzania.,
    • Government information -- Tanzania.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Deogratias William Ringia and Stephen J. Porter.
      SeriesPolicy brief ;, no. 4, Policy brief (Lawyers" Environmental Action Team) ;, no. 4.
      ContributionsPorter, Stephen J., Lawyers" Environmental Action Team.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGE190.T39 R56 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18, [2] p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL126721M
      ISBN 109987648045
      LC Control Number99502135
      OCLC/WorldCa46969651

      Environmental Education in Tanzania: Exploring the Work of the Kesho Trust By Dr. Bruce K. Downie, Founding Director of Kesho Trust. Environmental education in Tanzania is very much a reflection of a range of influencing factors which differentiate it from the North American or European context. ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNMENT. AGENCIES IN TANZANIA. Produced by U. S. Environmental Directories. The Directory of Environmental Organizations and. Environmental Government Agencies in Tanzania. MUFUNDI ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST – TANZANIA (MUET).

      The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China focuses on the environmental challenges of China’s rapidly growing economy and provides a comprehensive overview of the policies developed to address the environmental crisis. Leading international scholars and practitioners examine China’s environmental governance efforts from an. One of the continent's most iconic safari destinations, Tanzania is a haven for those looking to immerse themselves in the wonder of the African bush. It is home to some of East Africa's most famous game reserves – including the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Many visitors travel to Tanzania to see the annual Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra, but there Author: Anouk Zijlma.

      Burundi lacks a specific law on ATI. Uganda was the first EAC member to pass access to information legislation in , followed by Rwanda and South Sudan in , and more recently Kenya and Tanzania in Regulations to give effect to Uganda’s ATI law were passed in , almost six years after the law was enacted. Tanzania is faced with a number of environmental problems. Resources are being depleted, with major developmental and environmental implications. The major environmental problems facing Tanzania are land degradation, lack of accessible, good quality water for urban and rural inhabitants, environmental pollution, loss of wildlife.


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Porter INTRODUCTION A Tanzanian citizen's right to obtain and impart information is enshrined in the constitution. Thus, by interpretation at least, the right of citizens to access environmental information is ensured.

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