- 05/10/2022Project update
Forest reserve in Tanzania gets needed support05/10/2022Project update
Forest reserve in Tanzania gets needed support
Safeguarding a forest reserve twice the size of Mahale National Park can be a huge challenge. But for one reserve, a ranger post makes a big difference.
Cooking from the Soul03/08/2022Blog
Cooking from the Soul
Working in the bush is not easy, and one cannot walk miles to look for food or water because of the wild animals. This is where Fatuma comes in.
An island where chimpanzees rule02/11/2022Blog
An island where chimpanzees rule
There is an island on Lake Victoria, in Tanzania, that is home to one of the few thriving chimpanzee populations in the world. Bringing the chimps to the island in the 1960s changed their fates. But doing so was an adventure.
Running for the Serengeti12/08/2021Blog
Running for the Serengeti
Monicca Tarimo who works for the Serengeti Conservation Program shares what it was like to run in the Serengeti Safari Marathon, an annual event that showcases Tanzania’s most iconic National Park.
- 12/07/2021Project update
A brighter future for black rhinos12/07/2021Project update
A brighter future for black rhinos
Mama Serengeti is a critically endangered eastern black rhinoceros who lives within Serengeti National Park. Her sub-species was nearly wiped out between the 70’s and 90’s but now the population is growing, thanks to work conducted by the Tanzania National Park Authority and FZS.
“Using airplanes gives you a good overview of the protected area.”12/07/2021Blog
“Using airplanes gives you a good overview of the protected area.”
Anna Laroya works for FZS partner, the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute. She flies a plane over protected areas to do animal counts, look out for poachers, and to observe the landscape. Her job is full of risks and challenges but she loves it.
- 12/01/2021Project update
The new FZS Tanzania Office becomes “Markus Borner Center”12/01/2021Project update
The new FZS Tanzania Office becomes “Markus Borner Center”
Our team in Tanzania has moved to a new office. The new building has been named after Dr. Markus Borner, who had served FZS for three decades in Tanzania.
- 11/19/2021Project update
The impact of COVID on the Serengeti11/19/2021Project update
The impact of COVID on the Serengeti
We have been supporting the Serengeti National Park for 60+ years. Since the start of the pandemic, the Park has faced many new challenges. Apart from our usual conservation activities, we have been able to step up our support to Park authorities who have been financially affected by COVID-19, thanks … Read more
- 10/28/2021Project update
A 20 million Euro rescue package for the Serengeti10/28/2021Project update
A 20 million Euro rescue package for the Serengeti
Tanzania and Germany have a long history of working together, with 2021 marking the 60th anniversary of this cooperation. The focus of this cooperation is on the protection of Tanzania’s rich biodiversity.
- 06/11/2021Project update
The radio influencer06/11/2021Project update
The radio influencer
From FZS intern to locally famous ‘radio girl’. Christina Gregory empowers women to participate in economic activities by sharing programs about FZS supported Community Conservation Banks. Her radio programs are making a difference to people, especially women, in her region.