The Igunga Eco-Village project has participated at the Tabora Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) meeting and reached out to over 120 key Officials for Tabora region with the knowledge on Climate change adaptation technologies. The meeting chaired by the Regional Commissioner for Tabora Region, Hon. Aggrey Mwanri was held on Friday, 2nd March 2018 in Tabora region.
The project was invited to participate at this meeting with the purpose of sharing the work implemented by the project in Igunga District to facilitate spreading of the technologies to other Districts of Tabora Region.
Among other activities, Tabora’s RCC members learned on the Climate change adaptation technologies implemented by the project in Igunga District including the Push- pull technology, chicken brooder, tree planting, the use of fuel efficient stoves and biogas digesters as well as rope pump and rain water harvesting tanks. Some project publications were also disseminated to the RCC members.
The Parliamentarian for Igunga Constituency, Hon. Dr. Dalali Peter Kafumu who also participated at the meeting thanked the project for the tireless efforts in teaching some climate change adaptation strategies to the residents of Igunga and called upon the Igunga District Council’s support in ensuring sustainability of the technologies after the project end.
“The project is doing a great job at Igunga. I request the Igunga District Council to ensure these good climate change adaptation technologies are sustainable even after the project end. They should have some proper plans to sustain the good work done by this project” Hon. Dr. Kafumu said.
The RCC meeting participants included the Regional Commissioner for Tabora region, the District Commissioners, District Executive Directors, District Administrative Secretaries, Parliamentarians, Religious leaders, Political party leaders, representatives from Non-Governmental Organizations, Private Sectors, Government agencies, journalists and all the key stakeholders for Tabora region.