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Whole Village Project-Tanzania

Welcome to the Whole Village Project

The vision of the Whole Village project is to work with people in rural African communities and their development partners to acquire and use knowledge for improving long-term health and well-being while sustaining natural resources.

The Whole Village Project assists with the implementation of development-assistance projects in rural Tanzanian villages by determining whether particular development projects produce measurable changes in the lives of rural villagers and by identifying where and how development initiatives can be most effectively targeted.

Savannas Forever Institute on the Environment

Since September 2009, data have been gathered from more than 56 villages in northern Tanzania. See map of villages visited to date below.