Community Forum at Tandale Ward – April 2015

On Friday 24th April, 2015 a Community Forum was held at the Tandale Ward Office by Ramani Huria, with a focus Community Mapping for Flood Resilience. Mr. Osiligi the Ward Executive Officer Tandale, in his openning remarks expressed his gratitude to COSTECH, The World Bank and HOTOSM for choosing Tandale as one of the Wards to carry out the mapping activities. He also pointed out the importance of mapping in solving Tandale problems, saying that “Without a Map you cant defeat your enemy”. Tandale needs maps to overcome the challenges its facing like…Read more

Community Mapping For Flood Resilience Kick Off Workshop

The kick-off workshop was held on March 26th at the Buni Innovation Hub, at the Commission for Science and Technology. Panel: Innovating Urban Flooding Primer: Addressing the Urban Flood Challenge—Innovations and Opportunities Rekha Menon, Program Leader, World Bank Prof. Robert Kiunsi, Dean of the School of Real Estate Studies (SRES), Ardhi University Julia Letara, Town Planner, Kinondoni Municipal Council Dr. Bob Day, Director of Non-Zero-Sum Development The first panel started proceedings with a high level discussion on urban flood risk resilience in Dar es Salaam and the opportunities for institutional collaboration across Dar…Read more