• REFLECTING ON OUR PEASANT FEMINISM JOURNEY, MARCH FOR WORKING WOMEN!

    In March 2022, MVIWATA hosted a regional Peasant Feminism workshop where 72 (56 women, 16 men) participants from La Via Campesina member organizations which are MVIWATA (Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima Tanzania), ESAFF- Uganda (Eastern and Southern small scale farmers forum in Uganda), KPL (Kenyan Peasants League), COPACO (Confederation Paysanne...

  • EASTERN AND SOUTHERN SMALL SCALE FARMERS’ FORUM (ESAFF) MARKS ITS 20 YEARS ANNIVERSARY

    Joining smallholder farmers’ organizations across Eastern and Southern Africa, ESAFF, founded in 2002, celebrated its 20 years anniversary in 2022 with events under ESAFF@20 banner. The celebrations, marked on the 25th and 26th August, in Dar-es-Salaam, joined ESAFF member organizations representation from Tanzania (MVIWATA), Uganda (ESAFF Uganda), DR Congo, Zambia...

  • WE ‘OWE’ COMRADE LINDO

    Our Condolences, to the Family of Lindo MVIWATA was saddened by the news of the brutal assassination of our dearly Comrade Lindo, a 28 years of age, calm and charismatic leader of the Ekhenana Commune, part of the South African shack dwellers movement, Abahlali BaseMjondolo (ABM) whom we’ve been engaging...

  • MVIWATA FM, 2 YEARS ANNIVERSARY AND THE LAUNCHING OF THE NEW PAN AFRICANISM PROGRAM TITLED “WIKI HII”

    Started out of the need of amplifying its advocacy role and informing the wider community on events from different parts of the world, MVIWATA FM on 28th August 2022, started to air a weekly session titled “WIKI HII” a Swahili name translated as “THIS WEEK”, a session that brings to...

  • NATIONAL FARMERS’ DAY CELEBRATIONS IN OUR NETWORKS

    This year’s Nane Nane (Farmers Day) was celebrated across MVIWATA networks through local demonstrations, farmer based discussions, local seeds exhibitions through a slogan that was set to remind everyone on the important role of “feeding the nation”, as proudly held by the smallholder farmers in Tanzania. Despite its sheer significance,...

  • CLIMATE JUSTICE IN ACTION – CASE OF MVIWATA NETWORK IN NJOMBE REGION

    Njombe region constitutes to a cluster of the most food insecure regions in Tanzania with increasing cases of malnutrition regardless of the fact that it is one amongst the regions considered as “food basket regions” in Tanzania. The corporate impunity which has destroyed fate of the majority who are engaged...

  • MVIWATA’s 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – MTETEZI WA MKULIMA NI MKULIMA MWENYEWE

    From 6th to 7th December 2021 MVIWATA held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) which is a constitutional requirement. AGM is a supreme decision making body within MVIWATA and yearly MVIWATA holds its Annual General meeting preceded by the National workshop where selected topics are discussed. In 2021, Annual workshop discussed...

  • Hon, Queen Cuthbert Sendiga (Iringa Regional Commissioner) commends the work of MVIWATA

    The Iringa Regional Commissioner Hon. Queen Cuthbert Sendiga urged smallholder farmers’ members and non-members of MVIWATA to strengthen their unity and solidarity under the umbrella of MVIWATA for collective actions and protection of their interests. This was said during the Annual Meeting of members of MVIWATA Iringa branch held on 17...

  • Facilitating Establishment of Farmers’ Managed Financial Institutions in Ludewa and Njombe Districts.

    Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima Tanzania (MVIWATA) organized a training on establishment and management of farmers’ managed financial institution alongside access to markets and entrepreneurship to smallholder farmers in Njombe and Ludewa districts. 538 farmers (347 women 191men) attended the trainings from 81 groups. The main facilitators of the training...

  • Farmers’ Managed Indigenous Seeds Exhibition Successful Held in Masasi, Mtwara Region

    Members of   Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima Tanzania at Masasi District, Mtwara region on the Southern part of Tanzania gathered to exhibit the farmers’ managed indigenous seeds at Namombwe village, Mchauru ward. Hundreds of farmers and residents of Mchauru attended the exhibition. Mr Titho Stambuli a Mchauru division officer...

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  • REFLECTING ON OUR PEASANT FEMINISM JOURNEY, MARCH...
    In March 2022, MVIWATA hosted a regional Peasant Feminism workshop where 72 (56 women, 16 men) participants from La Via Campesina member organizations which are MVIWATA (Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima Tanzania), ESAFF- Uganda (Eastern...
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    Joining smallholder farmers’ organizations across Eastern and Southern Africa, ESAFF, founded in 2002, celebrated its 20 years anniversary in 2022 with events under ESAFF@20 banner. The celebrations, marked on the 25th and 26th August, in...
    Sep 07, 2022 Read more »
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    Our Condolences, to the Family of Lindo MVIWATA was saddened by the news of the brutal assassination of our dearly Comrade Lindo, a 28 years of age, calm and charismatic leader of the Ekhenana Commune,...
    Sep 06, 2022 Read more »
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    Started out of the need of amplifying its advocacy role and informing the wider community on events from different parts of the world, MVIWATA FM on 28th August 2022, started to air a weekly session...
    Sep 06, 2022 Read more »
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    This year’s Nane Nane (Farmers Day) was celebrated across MVIWATA networks through local demonstrations, farmer based discussions, local seeds exhibitions through a slogan that was set to remind everyone on the important role of “feeding...
    Sep 06, 2022 Read more »
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