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Urban agriculture: Star attraction at World Habitat Day in Dar es Salaam

By Tanya Hubbard Urban agriculture significantly affects food security, income generation, and employment. Unfortunately many cities often overlook the important role of urban agriculture and some make agricultural activities illegal in urban areas. Dar es Salaam City Council (DCC) signaled … Continue reading

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The Kisiwani Environmental Group (KEG) -Solid Waste Management in Dar es Salaam

Nicole Fornelli just finished a 6-month stint in Dar es Salaam as part of our SCI internship program. ~ ~ The Kisiwani Environmental Group (KEG) is a community based organization (CBO) that collects waste in unplanned settlements within the Buguruni … Continue reading

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A Passionate Voice for Urban Farmers: Fred Njegeja – Secretary of TaFoGa Net

Nicole Fornelli is just wrapping up a 6-month internship through our CIDA Internship Program at SCI. Her work focused on urban agriculture. Thanks, Nicole! ~ ~ Fred Njegeja is the Secretary for the Tanzania Food and Garden Network (TaFoGa Net). … Continue reading

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Cycle Caravan in Dar es Salaam

Jill Merriman is one of SCI’s current interns based in Dar es Salaam. Just finishing up her 6-month internship, Jill’s work has focused on Local Economic Development. ~ ~ Last weekend, Nicole and I woke up bright and early to … Continue reading

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Supporting Non-motorized Transportation in Dar es Salaam

Jill Merriman is one of our CIDA -IYIP interns based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her work over the next 6 months will focus on Local Economic Development. ~ ~ Foleni is Kiswahili for traffic, and it is a word that you … Continue reading

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Pushing for Pedestrianization in Dar es Salaam -The First Dar es Salaam Pedestrian Street Festival

Karimah Gheddai is one of our current CIDA IYIP interns based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her work over 6 months will focus on tourism development.  The Sustainable Cities International Network Africa Program (SCINAP) works closely with Tourism related organizations in Dar es Salaam such as … Continue reading

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Growing the City: Institutionalizing and Legitimizing Urban Agriculture in Copenhagen, Denmark and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

This is the first posting of SCI’s newly launched Affiliated Researcher Program. Led by Alex Aylett, SCI’s Research Director, the ARP is a collaborative initiative that brings together top-level international graduate students with the projects and expertise of SCI network … Continue reading

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