June 2013

Conservation of the natural environment

MEET Ms Kisa Mwakifuna and the first thing she tells you is about conservation of the natural environment as a means of reducing poverty among poor communities. She also argues that for communities in the rural areas where farming is almost the only activity that keeps people going, the family must own land not only to guarantee its food security but also to ensure the safety and security of their lives.

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