Land Governance Gender and Accountability (LGA)

Land Governance and Accountability Project is one of the projects implemented by Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF) under Land Based Investment department. This project is jointly supported by Wealthaus Diözese Graz-Seckau and DKA Austria Hilfswerk der Katholischen Jungschar, organizations which are based in Austria. The overall objective of the project is to enhance knowledge and strengthen local government institutions on land governance and accountability at the local level. 

The objective of the project includes addressing inadequate participation of communities in addressing land governance issues. The project significantly contributes to strength land governance in Pawaga and Kwamtoro divisions and sensitize villagers and village leaders on rights to land, governance and other salient matters resulting from land governance and accountability with gender lenses.

Since 2015, the project has covered 28 villages from Pawaga and Kwamtoro. For Pawaga the villages involved include Itunundu, Kisanga, Mboliboli, Isele, Mkombilenga, Magombwe, Kimande, Kinyika, Ilolompya, Mkumbwanyi, Luganga, Magozi, Mbugani and Mbuyuni. Kwamtoro the villages involved are Kisande, Baaba, Jogolo, Handa, Kwamtoro, Kurio, Mengu, Magambua, Ndoroboni, Ovada, Manantu, Mialo, Kinyamsindo and Msera. 

The project has for objectives namely, enhance knowledge of communities on land rights and natural resource management and facilitate access to justice, strengthen land governance and dialogue platforms, the third is program monitoring and best practices documentation and lastly, Program support and institutional management.