Leveraging: gaining more input from others key players well and above what had been planned.
project has successfully managed to leverage more input from Governments,
(National and District) by having more time and resources put into biodiversity
conservation issues. It is evident
that, the senior Government officials are now spending more time in activities
that have a bearing to biodiversity conservation at key project sites.
to mention a few:-
following are detailed leveraging that implied direct expenses.
was the first institutional leveraging that we got in 1998.
USAID EPIQ programme funded our first study on Articulation of
Biodiversity related to policies at local level.
The initial input was to a tune of some US$25,000.
The activity was supervised by our project to fit our needs.
We only paid for local facilitation fee.
output of the study was shared by relevant stakeholders including National
through a national workshop. The
report is available.
MBG/NHT Plant collection and species identification
had been one of the relevant outputs of our baseline data on Biodiversity.
The Missouri Botanical Gardens in collaboration with the National
Herbarium of Tanzania (Based in Arusha TPRI) has funded the bulk of this
professional specie identification activity.
give a good estimate of a minimum of some US$50,000 approximately 40,000,000/=
since 1998 salary, specimen processing and identifying time.
Our national component had incurred approximately 10 million.
activity started as a Tanzania Botanical training programme and now an actual
field Botanical collection programme which will feed into the overall
biodiversity baseline information and management plans.
activity is ongoing and has recently gained interest from Rhodes University
(South Africa) and the KEW garden is OK.
FAO - SEAGA Links
our link with the FAO office, we got a funding for funding facilitation of
training on Social Economic and gender Analysis as it relates to Biodiversity
and Local Indigenous Knowledge Systems.
following was for a two week workshop with facilitators from FAO Rome (two),
Zimbabwe, Dar-es-Salaam (three) and Cooperative College.
All costs for facilitators and the out of pocket allowance for all
participants were paid by FAO Links project.
National component paid for full board and local transport.
Participants were drawn from four each sites in Tanzania, Key NGO
partners and one from each of the project sites in Kenya and Uganda.
are confirmations of further training of trainers course to be funded in the
same way in the second quarter 2001. Already
FAO Links have approved an initial US$8,000 input.
increases leveraging between interested partners. This support is from FAO Rome through the Country FAO
representation in collaboration with the National institution, “Food and
FAO – MA&D
was a link to the FAO country office through its Links programme.
facilitated attendance of a Monduli project participation to Rome who is now the
lead in introduction to Market enterprise Analysis and Development.
It is an ongoing network of some ten developing countries in the world
sharing their experiences especially in alternative income generating or poverty
is expected that this FAO leveraging will keep on increasing