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Notable success of restoration of some 350,000 ha of ngitili lands in Shinyanga region managed through an indigenous natural resource management system and supported by the HASHI project and others – benefitting 2.8 million people in over 800 villages since the 1980's. Pioneering work by EcoAgriculture Partners and the Landscapes for People Food and Nature Partnership (LPFN) in raising awareness, developing capacity and supporting restoration through integrated landscape management approaches. Emergence of champions for "farmer managed natural regeneration" (FMNR) and increased adoption by farmers of FMNR in association with work of the LEAD Foundation, World Vision, ICRAF and the EverGreen Agriculture Partnership. Innovation work by the Ujamaa-Community Resources Team (UCRT) in collaboration with local communities, Village authorities and the Ministry of Lands to secure land rights through Certificates of Customary Rights Occupancy" (CCRO), in northern Tanzania in areas or pastoralism and traditional hunting / gathering communities. Major infrastructure investments in agriculture and other sectors, particularly in southern Tanzania.

In June 2016, Lead Foundation, with assistance from ICRAF and WV Tanzania, hosted the for parliamentarians, formed the Tanzania national regreening network and provided input into the National regreening strategy. 

Restoration Commitment

Restoration Commitment: 
5.2 million hectares
Year Committed: 
Priority Interventions: 
  • Convening of key stakeholders and restoration partners, and strengthening of platforms for information exchange and collaboration on restoration
  • Stocktaking of successful restoration, diagnostic of key success factors and enabling conditions, and assessment of restoration opportunities
  • Formulation of strategies for scaling up successful restoration
  • Organization of exchange visits and support for peer to peer learning and training
  • Expanded communication and outreach to support community-level mobilization
  • Analysis of business models and leveraging of private sector investments
  • Facilitation of additional financing as needed, including GCF and others
  • Development of monitoring framework to track progress in implementation restoration
Requested assistance from AFR100: 

Written expression of interest by Permanent Secretary Mbarak M. Abdulwakil