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 who also visited the Igunga District Council Pavilion on August 2nd 2017. At the Igunga District Pavilion Hon. Mwanri toured some climate smart interventions displayed by the project and commended the good work done by the project at Igunga district.
Over 400 people have visited the project’s pavilion and learned on the climate smart technologies including the use of fuel efficient stove, chicken brooder technology, the rope pump, vegetable garden, tree nursery, the Eco-sanipan pit latrine and ox-drawn scoop.
Some farmers from the project area are also displaying various crops that have been harvested in 2016/2017 season through using the climate smart farming practices taught by the project. The crops include millet, maize and rice.
The Regional Commissioner for Kigoma, Hon. Maganga(in grey suit) learning on how the brooder technology works.
The project has hosted various VIPs at the pavilion including the Regional Commissioner for Tabora Region, Hon. Aggrey Mwanry, The Regional Commissioner for Kigoma region, Hon. E.E. Maganga, the District Commissioner for Nzega District, Hon.Godfrey Ngupula and the District Commissioner for Urambo District Hon. Angelina Kwinga.