LR 19-TANZANIA

The project aimed at encouraging the birth of sustainable infrastructures for water distribution and waste water management, improve governance of water resources through financial and technical support in the Ngarenayuki e Oldonyosambu Wards (Tanzania). By adopting a local scale approach, infrastructures will be created able to satisfy water needs for human uses, livestock watering and agriculture (cultivation of small pieces of land). Among the specific objectives, a bore-hole will be built, an already existing dam will be restored and the executive planning for a weir will be executed for the creation of a small lake. Training activities will also be developed to transfer knowledge to the local populations and to raise awareness on the sustainable and compatible use of water.

Title and acronym: Integrated water project to improve the socio-economic conditions of rural communities in the Ngarenanyuki and Oldonyosambu Wards (Tanzania)

Dates: from February 2008 to July 2009

Location: Tanzania

Source of Funding: Regione Autonoma della Sardegna, Regional law n°19 (11 April 1996)

Role of NRD: coordinator

Scientific responsible: Prof. G. Ghiglieri

NRD members and staff involved: Dott. A. Carletti, Dott. D. Pittalis, Prof. Oggiano

Keywords: groundwater, access to water, dry environment, fluoride, Tanzania.