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Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Tanzania

Morogoro, Tanzania
Joined March 2021

PELUM Tanzania is a network of NGOs working with smallholder farmers and livestock keepers in promoting participatory ecological land use management in Tanzania.

Presence in: Tanzania
Focus: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources, Policy Advocacy & Governance, Women's Rights

PELUM Tanzania is a network of CSOs working with smallholder farmers and livestock keepers in promoting participatory ecological land use management in Tanzania. Founded in 1995 by five members, the network has grown to the current 42 MOs that are legally registered CSOs spread in 16 regions of Tanzania Mainland. The network head quarter is based in Morogoro Municipal, Morogoro region with the membership spread all over Tanzania Mainland.

PELUM Tanzania envisions prosperous smallholder farmers deriving livelihoods from ecological agriculture.

The mission of PELUM Tanzania is to strengthen capacity of MOs in ecological agriculture for improved smallholder farmers’ livelihood.

The core business of PELUM Tanzania is promoting sustainable agriculture with the use of the following strategies and tools: strengthening the capacity of its MOs especially through organizing own training workshops related to the concept of sustainable agriculture; document and communicate information related to sustainable agriculture and land use; facilitate networking of MOs and Farmer Organizations for promoting sustainable agriculture; advocate for sustainable ecological land use; and PELUM Tanzania institutional and organizational development for promoting sustainable agriculture and ecological land use.

PELUM Tanzania work with MOs and smallholder farmers in order to reach its mission and vision. But in most cases MOs work directly with smallholder farmers.  PELUM Tanzania target groups are the MOs while the beneficiaries are the smallholder farmers and livestock keepers supported by these MOs.

People Associated With This Organization

Donati Alex

Tanzania  
Participatory Ecological Land Use...
Joined March 2021
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources, Policy Advocacy & Governance, Women's Rights
Donati Alex Senzia is the Executive Director of PELUM Tanzania a national NGO in Tanzania. He holds Masters of Science in Community Economic Development from Southern Hampshire University, USA and a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. In about seventeen years now, he has developed himself as a social scientist working with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) at various capacities starting from project officer level all the way to the Executive Director level. In the past five years, he has managed projects with a total value of over $4.0million funded by various institutions including USAID, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Bread for the World (Germany based) giving him broad experience in managing projects with US and EU regulations.

Having working with NGOs for over 17 years, Senzia has accumulated experienced in managing donor funded programs and projects, financial management, managing people, NGOs management, NGOs’ Board governance, report writing, social science research, multi-stakeholder’s partnership building and management, resource mobilization, budget and policy analysis, Monitoring and evaluation, planning and budgeting, police engagement, and documentation of project process, outcomes and impacts. I join the network for networking, learning and advocacy.
Donati Alex is the network champion (main point of contact) for Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Tanzania.

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