Last October we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Tanzania. At the end of January we have visited the area and researched where to develop our first project as part of the Hydrologic Corridor.
It is in the Mtanana area in the Dodoma region of Tanzania. This is a dry area where the farmers do small-scale farming and keep livestock. Crop yields are currently under pressure and there is overgrazing. There is little rain, and when it rains it is often very intense making it impossible to infiltrate in the soil; it flushes away the fertile soil, and causes erosion and down stream flooding.
It is clear that we have a lot of work to do! Our planning is to start this summer with re-greening, Read more about our Tanzania project.