Heifer Tanzania’s Country Director, Ms. Leticia Mpuya presenting at ALAT’s meeting
Heifer International Tanzania through its Igunga Eco- Village Project has shared its work to participants at the ALAT Annual General meeting. The meeting was held in Dodoma City from September 24th to September 28th, 2018.
This meeting gathered approximately 500 participants from each District of Tanzania mainland and was officiated by the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Kassim Majaliwa Kassim.
Presenting at the meeting, Heifer International Tanzania’s Country Director, Ms. Leticia Mpuya explained that Heifer in Tanzania is implementing projects that aims at ending hunger and poverty in Tanzania.
“Our work in Tanzania is focused in increasing small holder farmers’ income through interventions in local poultry and Dairy value chains. In this year we have been able to reach out to over 14,000 households.” Added Ms. Leticia Mpuya.
Visitors getting information at Heifer’s booth
Among other activities, Heifer International Tanzania explicated to the meeting participants some climate change adaptation technologies implemented by the Igunga Eco- Village project in Igunga District to facilitate replication of these technologies in other regions of Tanzania.
This included knowledge on tree planting, the use of biogas and fuel-efficient stoves, Push- Pull technology, the use of rope pumps in shallow wells, fish farming, the use of local chicken brooders, agro-forestry and the use of bio fertility.