Press Releases & Coverage
Here is a selection of press releases and media coverage received by the project since May 2004.
|17 June 2010||The Mpingo Conservation Project is renamed as the Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative.|
|19 Jan 2010||Press release to celebrate first harvest from a community-managed forest in Tanzania. >>|
|30 Apr 2009||Press release to celebrate MCP being awarded first FSC certificate for community-managed natural forest in Africa. >>|
MCP's mission explained in Songlines magazine
Story of a trip to Tanzania by an American Oboist features in Chamber Music America magazine.
|09 May 2008||
MCP features in Sounding Post on BBC Radio 4.
Follow-up article on BBC News website.
|06 Dec 2007||MCP features in follow-up article on mpingo and bagpipes in Tanzania's This Day newspaper.|
|02 Dec 2007||
MCP featured in article on use of mpingo to make bagpipes in Scotland on Sunday.
See here for our response.
|19 Nov 2007||Article by MCP staff on early successes with PFM in the Citizen. >>|
|01 Sept 2007||Journal Paper: Participatory Forest Resources Assessment - Experiences in Kilwa (SMJ Ball) in Arc Journal issue 21. >>|
|01 Apr 2007||Article in Oryx 41(2) News section on first VLFR established by the project. >>|
|17 Nov 2006||The MCP's work featured in many newspapers after some journalists visited Kilwa. This article appeared in the Daima newspaper (Swahili). >>|
|28 May 2006||Press statement provided to Reuters on the importance of Tanzania's forests. >>|
|21 Mar 2006||Article on the MCP's work with woodcarvers in Nipashe (Swahili). >>|
|22 Jan 2006||The project features on the Music Matters programme on BBC Radio 3.|
|03 Jan 2006||Essay on mpingo appears in 3rd edition of Principles of Conservation Biology (p.256).|
|22 Sep 2005||Article in The Express (Tanzania) about Darwin Initiative grant. >>|
|21 Sep 2005||General Article in the Daily News (Tanzania). >>|
|12 Sep 2005||Press Release: the Mpingo Conservation Project and Fauna & Flora International awarded grant of £140,000 from the Darwin Initiative. >>|
|28 Jul 2004||Articles in the Guardian >> and Daily Times >> newspapers (Tanzania) on BP award.|
|27 Jul 2004||Press Release: the Mpingo Conservation Project wins $75,000 from the BP Conservation Programme. >>|
|01 July 2004||Journal Paper: Stocks and Exploitation of East African blackwood Dalbergia melanoyxlon: a flagship species for Tanzania's miombo woodlands (SMJ Ball) based on the Tanzanian Mpingo 98 expedition results appears in Oryx 38(3). >>|
What's new on this web-site
For the benefit of regular visitors here is a list of updates to this site since October 2005.
|22 Dec 2009||Group Certification document repository >>|
|11 May 2009||Forest Certification >> Illegal Logging >> Updated details on sponsors >>|
|08 Dec 2007||Frequently Asked Questions >> Updated details on project pilot villages >>|
|25 Jun 2007||Links page updated, including link to ground-breaking new report by TRAFFIC on illegal logging|
|14 Mar 2007||Parataxonomy for Kilwa District >>|
|23 Feb 2007||Village Information Pack >>|
|22 Jan 2006||How you can help >> (for musicians)|
|15 Dec 2005||Background on Kilwa District >> Introduction to CBNRM >>|
|29 Oct 2005||Project Timeline >> An overview of PFM in Tanzania >>|
|27 Oct 2005||The Mpingo Conservation Project celebrates its 10th birthday. >>|
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