Afforestation For Mitigating Against Land Degradation on Kilimanjaro Highlands,Kibosho West Ward,Moshi Rural District

Ulomi, Godson Arestarico (2011) Afforestation For Mitigating Against Land Degradation on Kilimanjaro Highlands,Kibosho West Ward,Moshi Rural District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

An afforestation for project mitigating against land degradation was implemented on Kilimanjaro highlands, as a result of the community need assessment conducted in Kibosho West ward September, 2010. The data were collected through focus group discussion, interviews, questionnaires, survey, secondary data reviews and observation. Results indicate that land degradation was brought by deforestation. To address the issue of deforestation, goal and objectives were set through involving stakeholders. Implementation was conducted following the needs assessment which indicated what interventions to undertake to achieve the intended goals and objectives. Through socio-economic survey two strategies to tackling the problemwere identified, the first was the awareness creation and capacity building for community members and Village leaders and second was tree seedlings production and tree planting by community members. During project implementations training on tree nursery operation at grass root level was conducted. Implementation results show that tree nurseries groups were formed and a number of tree nurseries increased from 1 to 44 with a total of 151,000 tree seedlings. It was recommended that the Moshi Rural District Council to establish sustained afforestation programmes.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2012 10:04
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 10:31
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/278

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