A project to increase vulnerable Tanzanian communities' capacity to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change and contribute to poverty reduction in rural areas.
2,000 families of pastoralists and agro-pastoralist living in about 250 bomas are involved in the project. They are actively involved in the initiative, working with the project's staff in order to design together sustainable strategies to face climate change.
The capacity of existing water storage systems will be expanded up to 40,000 m3, in order to increase access to safe water and adapting to use a more integrated water system to provide drinking water for humans and livestock.
A raising awareness campaign, disseminating key information on climate change, coping strategies and adaptation measures, will reach 20,000 people. A communication plan will be designed for sharing and results, best practices and opportunities raised from the project.
At least 20 biogas plants and 1,000 Solar Bottle Lamps will be installed. In order to facilitate the diffusion of the Biogas technology the project trains local technicians able to install biogas plants, suggest the right way for introduce the Solar Bottle lamps and efficient charcoal kilns in the bomas.