Internet access in Tanzania with an Iphone

My trusted travel mate is an Iphone 4. When I am in my home country I often share the internet connection by using the tethering functionality. This brings internet to my portable computer. On a native network like Telenor (I live in Norway) the relevant information is filled in automatically and the only thing I …

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CRC is looking for new office space

The current Tanzania Conservation Resource Centre offices are in Njiro, not far from the Njiro shopping centre. It is still far enough away rom the Njiro road to leave us with a rather dusty road outside. For students visiting us it hs proved to be a bit too faar out of town. For researchers it …

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Geographical Information Systems – recent articles

The Tanzania GIS User group has provided several interesting conservation related articles on their pages the last couple of weeks. We encourage our members and users to have a look at the host of articles available at www.tzgisug.org. Here are some of them: The Tanzania protected areas poster article was updated Invasive plants and crowd …

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Projects and open source software

Doing a project without using a computer is unheard of these days. Operating systems, office tools, databases, websites and more are central to us. Most of the time we take software for granted. Our new computer will come with the windows operating system pre installed. Our editing tool is usually MS Office Word and our …

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Protected areas data from WDPA

Keeping track of protected areas is for any government a complex task. National parks are usually not a problem, but moving down towards areas with protection on a regional or local level things soon get blurred out. For researchers in Tanzania getting their data right is a challenge. This posting is a generalized version of …

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Tanzania protected areas poster map available

One of our partners has provided a map which we would like to share with our partners. Read more on facebook or the Tanzania GIS Users Group website. The provided map shows all protected areas in Tanzania. The map is suitable for printing out in a poster size (60×70 cm or bigger). Put it on …

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