PAMOJA ENVIRONMENTAL FOCUS is an environmental not-for-profit, Non-Governmental Organization in Tanzania. PAMOJA is focusing on environmental education and awareness, sustainable consumption, natural resources governance and research targeting marine, climate change, forestry, wildlife, health and sanitation, freshwater and green energy as well as environmental awareness issues related to oil and gas exploration and extraction. PAMOJA is working both at the national level specifically on policy issues and research but mostly anchored at the grass-root level finding viable and workable solutions with rural communities on their day-to-day’s operational challenges on making surrounding environment suitable to support viable lifestyles and sustainable livelihoods on the stable environment.
PAMOJA’s Vision is a healthy Tanzanian environment for better quality of life and sustainable lifestyles of the people. Its Mission is to improve the quality of life for all Tanzanian people by developing their capacities to respond to new challenges and opportunities, to enable people take active and well-informed decisions and actions that result into positive environmental management combining viable livelihoods and sustainable lifestyles. PAMOJA’s Objectives are: capacity development and research for conserving the Tanzania natural resources with rich biological diversity enhanced; to promote development of strategies that are geared towards eliminating poverty, improving food security, and conserving the environment; to promote adoption of sustainable livelihood options and enhance local community participation in conservation of natural resources.
Field Office- Mtwara: PAMOJA is running a community project for improving participation in sustainable management of marine and terrestrial resources in 18 villages within the Mnazi Bay-Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park Mtwara. The project is run from Mtwara field office which is an environmental awareness office for marine conservation involved in capacity development and promoting sustainable lifestyles and livelihoods of the local communities.
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