Success Stories

 

Developing agro-pastoral growth through mobile technology

 
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Tanzania’s development objectives, outlined in the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty II, include achieving competitiveness, inclusive growth and poverty reduction. The Tanzanian government intends to achieve these objectives, by growing the agricultural sector. Farmers and smallholders in Tanzania face numerous structural challenges such as weak markets and inconsistent trade policies which result in low prices for farmers....

 

Trailblazing Against Gender-Based Violence

 
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Picture: Betty Sharon (Centre) receiving her certificate from HE John Feakes, former High Commissioner Kenya and Patricia Murugami.  Gender-based violence continues to be a significant social issue and a violation of human rights, affecting women more than men due to society’s unequal distribution of power. In fact, WHO statistics suggest that 1 in 3 of women, worldwide, have experienced either physical...

 

Reducing Post-Harvest Losses While Improving Health

 
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Bartholomew Sey Short Course Award: Post-harvest Management of Maize, Rice and Legumes, 2012 This story forms part of the 2017 Outcomes Study. Alumni were selected to share their Most Significant Change as a result of the Australia Awards program. In 2012, and before, the Department of Agriculture in Ghana estimated that about 55% of farmers viewed post-harvest losses as the greatest threat to...

 

Better Psychiatric Health Care Service Delivery in Pantang Hospital

 
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Patience Adzika Nsatimba Masters of Public Health, 2013 This story forms part of the 2017 Outcomes Study. Alumni were selected to share their Most Significant Change as a result of the Australia Awards program.   I am an Australia Awards Alumnus, having completed a Masters of Public Health. Through my studies in Australia, I gained exposure to better health care service practices, including Health...

 

Formalising the artisanal and small-scale mining sector in Tanzania

 
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Formalising the artisanal and small-scale mine (ASM) sector in Tanzania by establishing a model mine and processing centres has been part of the country’s Mineral Policy since 2010. Tanzania’s ASM sector is growing significantly because of job creation and poverty reduction.   Sabai Isaka Nyansiri completed an MSc degree in Project Management at the Curtin University of Technology in June 2014. He...