The Igunga Eco-village project attract visitors at the Farmer’s Day in Tanzania (Nane nane)

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 educate farmers from other districts of Tabora and Kigoma regions on various climate resilient technologies including the Chicken brooder, fuel efficient stove, vegetable gardening, the use of drip irrigation, tree planting, Eco-sanipan pit latrine, rope pump,the ox-drawn scoop and the Tulip water filter. The technologies were elaborated by farmers from the project area .The farmers also testified how the project has empowered them on those technologies.

See the Nane nane event featured below

The Regional Commissioner for Tabora region, Hon. Aggrey Mwanri being briefed on the Igunga Eco-village’s work by the Communications and Learning Officer, Ms. Mercy Nyanda.

The project Assistant -Agriculture, Ms. Sophia Tesha demonstrating the drip irrigation to visitors.

The Project Manager, Ms. Stella Thomas describing how the Tulip water filter works to visitors at the project booth

Mr. Mathias Luhende, a farmer from Makomero village demonstrating how the chicken brooder technology works to Kigoma’s Regional Commissioner, Hon. E. Maganga (in grey suit).

The Project Assistant- Natural Resource Management, Mr. Joseph Mafuru explaining how the Tulip water filter works to the District Commissioner for Nzega District, Hon. Godfrey Ngupula (in blue suit).

The local artisan, Mr. Benjamin Isaya (in blue cap) from Mgongoro village demonstrating how the rope pump works to visitors .

Visitors at Nane nane ground observing how the fuel-efficient stove works.

 The Igunga Eco-village project attract visitors at the Farmer’s Day in Tanzania (Nane nane)