Tanzania Environmental Conservation Society

The Tanzania Environmental Conservation Society, also known as TECOSO, is a Tanzania non-governmental organization founded in the year 1998 and registered on February 11, 1999, under the Societies Act CAP.337 R.E.2002 from The Societies (Application for Registration) Rules of 1954.[1] Its focus is Environmental protection and Habitat conservation, promoting an integrated approach that includes community development, Environmental education, Nature conservation and Ecotourism. The organisation is also a piece of supportive machinery in collaborating and conducting field research projects, Leadership development, Vocational education that focus on gender parity.[2] [3]

Tanzania Environmental Conservation Society
Jumuiya ya Uhifadhi wa Mazingira Tanzania
AbbreviationTECOSO Tanzania
(First activities in 1999)
FoundersIsdory Tarimo, Irene Tarimo
Founded atKilimanjaro Region
TypeNon-governmental organisation
(Issued by TRA)
Registration no.Number SA.9735
(Issued by Registrar of Societies in Tanzania)
FocusEnvironmental protection, Health, Education and Ecotourism
Kilimanjaro Region
Area served
East Africa Community
MethodResearch, Field Projects, Consultancy
Isdory Tarimo
AffiliationsTanzania Agriculture Society (TASO), SNV, UNDP, JICA JAPAN, Hivos, DITEC Tanzania, Balton Tanzania, Mount Meru University, Ardhi University
WebsiteTecoso Website
Formerly called
Tarakea Environmental Conservation Society

Conservation approach and partnership edit

TECOSO Tanzania also maintains an inter-continental network for information exchange and capacity building of conservation efforts. It works with different partners, including government institutions or associations, researchers, local and international learning institutions, universities and other NGOs.[4][5] [6] Most of the organisation activities are undertaken in Arusha Region, Manyara Region, Dar es Salaam, and Kilimanjaro Region.[7][8] [9] [10]

Membership edit

In 2021, TECOSO with other country organizations and foreign colleges, universities, global initiatives, government ministries worldwide, became a member of GWCN (Global Waste Cleaning Network). [11]

In 2022, TECOSO became a member of GCP (Global Climate Pledge), which advocates on training farmers to conserve and manage land to protect watersheds and improve soil fertility while promoting sustainable agronomic practices. [12]

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References edit

  1. ^ "TECOSO Tanzania welcome page". Weebly. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  2. ^ "About Tanzania environmental conservation society". Weebly. 16 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Tanzania Members of Global Waste Cleaning Network". GWCN Web. 20 December 2020.
  4. ^ "About TECOSO visiting scholars projects" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 25 December 2020. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  5. ^ "TECOSO collaboration in research with institutions and other NGOs" (PDF). Southern New Hampshire University.
  6. ^ "Women and NGOs in developing countries" (PDF). Mackcenter Berkeley.
  7. ^ "TECOSO collaboration with researchers on field projects" (PDF). University of Montana.
  8. ^ "TECOSO partnership with researchers in restoration of Natural Environment" (PDF). Sokoine University of Agriculture.
  9. ^ "Partnership of Researchers with TECOSO on Climate crisis". Secheresse.
  10. ^ "Tanzania Current List of Non-Governmental Organizations that their information reviewed" (PDF). Ministry of Community Development, Gender, Women and Special Groups.
  11. ^ "Current Members - Global Waste Cleaning Network". 20 May 2023.
  12. ^ "Tanzania current Members - Global Climate Pledge". 20 May 2023.