Project Description

This national network of community-based forest management groups provides capacity building, communications and advocacy support for local communities with the aim of improving their participation in the management and utilization of local forests. MJUMITA is a constantly expanding federation that has 80 affiliated community networks and members in 450 villages in 23 districts across Tanzania. Since its inception, MJUMITA has directly worked with 15,000 members on community-based forest management activities and undertaken a wide range of projects that have collectively impacted more than 500,000 people.