The Igunga Eco-Village project in collaboration with the Igunga District Council has joined other stakeholders in commemorating the Farmers Day (Nane nane) in Tabora region. The farmers Day exhibition started from August 1st to August 8th, 2017 whereby the project activities were displayed at the Igunga District Council’s pavilion. The project used this avenue to
The Igunga Eco-Village project is enabling the residents of Tanzania to learn on some climate smart technologies implemented by the project in Igunga District through participation at the Farmers’ Day exhibition marked at Tabora region (August 1- August 8, 2017). The exhibition was officially opened by the Regional Commissioner for Tabora region, Hon Aggrey Mwanri
Hon. John Mwaipopo in his office The District Commissioner for Igunga District located in Tabora region, Tanzania, Hon. John Mwaipopo has joined hands the Igunga Eco-village efforts in fighting against drought at Igunga district through championing the tree planting campaign in the district. The project is implemented in 9 villages located at Igunga and Mbutu
While the Ecovillage project is going on now for more than a year, new groups are formed and engaged to be part of it. From 6 till 10 June, 82 farmers were trained to be a facilitator of their farmer field school groups. To create ownership with these groups, they are assisted with practical tools.
The first dry season during which the Igunga Eco-Village project started to take shape has come and gone. Staff from Igunga District Council, Heifer Tanzania and from the 3R consortium (including Aqua for All, Acacia Water, MetaMeta and Rain Foundation) extensively visited the nine target villages. In the nine villages the Village Development Councils were