Chololo2.0 EcoACT project launches new website

Following the success of Chololo Ecovillage, the project partners have been awarded a second EU grant to develop a new project to roll out the best practice, build capacity of local government, and set up a knowledge management system. Click the image to check it out.

EcoACT website screen shot

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EcoAct water point construction

Colleagues from the EU Delegation, The Ministry of Finance, and the five GCCA II ecovillage projects in Tanzania help out building a new water point in Miganga Village, Chamwino District, Dodoma.

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EU Ambassador Launches Chololo 2.0 Ecovillage Project

EU Ambassador to Tanzania, Filiberto Ceriani Sebregondi, launches the Chololo 2.0 climate change ecovillage project in Dodoma. Check out the 2 minute highlights.

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Breaking News: Chololo 2.0 Gets The Go Ahead

The Chololo Ecovillage partners are delighted to announce the signature of a major agreement with the European Union and Tz Ministry of Finance to launch a new 54 month climate change adaptation project.

The EcoAct (Ecovillage Adaptation to Climate Change in Central Tanzania) project will build on the successes of Chololo Ecovillage to increase the capacity of vulnerable semi-arid rural Tanzanian communities to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change and reduce poverty.

The new project will have three main Result Areas:

  • To rollout the best practices from Chololo Eco-village to two wards and introduce new innovations based on vulnerability assessment;
  • To strengthen the capacity of local government institutions in two districts on climate change adaptation strategies; and
  • To establish an effective knowledge management system for learning and sharing nationally.

Many many thanks to all our supporters, partners and stakeholders who helped to make this happen. 

Watch this space for updates as the project gets rolling.

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Final Evaluation – a 3 page summary

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Water innovations in Chololo


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Livestock innovations are changing women’s lives

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Anna Malongo – Chololo’s leather girl tells all

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Mr Chifaguzi with the 3 minute guide to climate smart agriculture in Chololo.

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Chololo Ecovillage – The Kiswahili Book

The 32 page illustrated story of the Chololo Ecovillage experience is now available in Kiswahili. Read it here.

Kitabu cha Chololo Kijiji Endelevu

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