FCS enables remote farmers, herders to participate in draft constitution

For the first time in history, hundreds of farmers and herders in the Northern Tarime District of Mara Region have participated in the new constitution making process.

The special groups were this time around able to discuss the draft constitution at a special forum organised by Tarime Farmers and Livestock keepers Association (CHAWAWATA) in late August.

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‘The draft Constitution has left our issues behind’

Farmers and pastoralists at Magole ward, Kilosa district in Morogoro region have received the draft national constitution with growing discontents that the draft document has left most of their key issues of concern behind. They have therefore asked the Constitution Review Commission (CRC) to act on their concerns.

The groups raised their concerns during the new Constitution draft forum, which was organized by Morogoro Environmental Conservation Organization (MOECO).

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CHAWATA gears for entitlement and due respect to people with disabilities

Members of the Disabled Association of Tanzania, (CHAWATA), in Dar es Salaam have articulated their concerns on clauses they regard as ‘not well featured’ in the new constitution draft. 

This transpired during a constitution forum organized by CHAWATA in late August through the funding from the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS).

Read more: CHAWATA gears for entitlement and due respect to people with disabilities

Call for Katiba to include interests of the Disabled

People with hearing and visual impairment in Kilimanjaro region want their needs and those of other disabilities to feature prominently in the new Constitution.

Speaking during the forum to discuss the draft constitution in late August, Mr. Sultan Meena who has hearing impairment said his group was left behind in the country’s development process because they can not communicate effectively.

Read more: Call for Katiba to include interests of the Disabled

FCS enables remote farmers, herders to participate in draft constitution

 For the first time in history, hundreds of farmers and herders in the Northern Tarime District of Mara Region have participated in the new constitution making process.

Read more: FCS enables remote farmers, herders to participate in draft constitution

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