Tanzania

International Women’s Day: The secret of 3 women farmers’ success

International Women’s Day: The secret of 3 women farmers’ success

Across Africa, a growing number of women farmers have a secret: incredible success. These women are not just farmers. They are also legal land owners, job creators, house builders, agriculture trainers and proud mothers of children going to university. Many women are building successful careers in agriculture, giving them the......
And the winner of the 2013 ONE Africa Award is… ANSAF of Tanzania!

And the winner of the 2013 ONE Africa Award is… ANSAF of Tanzania!

I am very excited to announce that the winner of the 2013 ONE Africa Award is Agricultural Non-State Actors Forum (ANSAF) of Tanzania.   This afternoon I was joined by ONE co-founder Bono, CEO Michael Elliott and Board Chairman Tom Freston to present the prize to Audax Rukonge, Executive Secretary of ANSAF.  The ceremony wa......

Introducing ANSAF, Tanzania: 2013 ONE Africa Award Finalist

The ONE Africa Award is an annual $100,000 USD prize which celebrates the innovations and progress being made by African civil society towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.  We are excited to announce our six finalists for 2013, and this blog series looks at the remarkable work of each organisation. ANS......

Live blog: 2012 ONE Africa Award

Find out which of the five finalists will win the 2012 ONE Africa Award tomorrow at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. EAT, right here on the ONE Africa Blog. I’ll be blogging live from the GAVI Partners Forum in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where ONE is hosting the awards ceremony. To follow along, simply scroll through…...

Video: ONE in Tanzania

When ONE and ANSAF delivered a petition earlier this month on behalf of more 16,000 African citizens to Tanzania’s State House, our message was received with the urgency it deserved. President Jakaya Kikwete had invited several African Ambassadors and the donor community to witness this event and it was clear to us from......

ONE’s first petition in Africa delivered to President Kikwete in Tanzania

“Farming is the future.  Famines should be consigned to history.” A group of smallholder farmers and ordinary African citizens marched to the State House in Tanzania today, to deliver a petition signed by more than 16,000 African ONE members.  This was the first time Tanzanian President Kikwete had received a continent ......