Germany grants Sh 13.2 billion for conservation, wildlife threats

Tanzania has received £6 million for Germany Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) for efforts to reduce conflicts pitting humans and wildlife in areas around national parks. Mary Masanja, the Natural Resources and Tourism Deputy Minister made the observation on a visit to Likuyu Natural Resources Training College in Ruvuma region. She said President Samia Suluhu Hassan has sourced Sh 13.2 billion for examining challenges on human settlements in the face of destructive wildlife, including educating communities in national park environs and how to deal with the problem. The three-year project is meant to enable the communities to learn how to deal with destructive wildlife bringing such skills to other communities as well, she stated