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“Kavazi (2014 – 2019): Jukwaa la kujifunzia, udadisi na mijadala”

“Kavazi (2014 – 2019): Jukwaa la kujifunzia, udadisi na mijadala”

Kavazi la Mwalimu Nyerere (NRC) lilianzishwa mwaka 2014 kama mradi huru uliokuwa chini ya Tume ya Sayansi na Teknolojia (COSTECH). Malengo ya NRC yalikuwa ni kutengeneza makavazi yatakayo tumika kwa ajili ya kutunzia nyaraka na machapisho mbalimbali yaliyokuwa yanapatikana wakati wa utekelezaji wa mradi wa uandishi wa Wasifu wa Mwalimu Nyerere (Mwalimu Nyerere Biography), na pia kuyafanya machapisho hayo yaweze kuwa ...

“DEVELOPMENT AS REBELLION: A BIOGRAPHY OF JULIUS NYERERE” IS OUT!

“DEVELOPMENT AS REBELLION: A BIOGRAPHY OF JULIUS NYERERE” IS OUT!

The Mwalimu Nyerere Biography (Titled: “Development as Rebellion: A Biography of Julius Nyerere”) is the product of the Mwalimu Nyerere Biography project of the Nyerere Resource Center (NRC). This project was established in 2014 as a semi-autonomous unit under the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). The project was established as a social science research project to research on and write the fir ...

INTELLECTUAL HISTORIES IN POLITICAL  DISCOURSES IN EASTERN AFRICA

INTELLECTUAL HISTORIES IN POLITICAL DISCOURSES IN EASTERN AFRICA

The Rosa Luxemburg Foundation has commenced a three-year research project on the Intellectual Histories in Political Discourses in Eastern Africa. The research proposes to construct such a historical narrative by tracing the history of ideas and concepts that came to occupy both the dominant and subordinate politics since independence. The working hypothesis at this stage is that the history of ideas facilitates the ...

FACT SHEET: AFRICA SHOULD SUPPORT THE LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

FACT SHEET: AFRICA SHOULD SUPPORT THE LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

African states are signatory to more than 900 investment treaties. Majority of these have been signed with non-African states. The intention for signing investment treaties is vested within the solo interest to protect the rights of foreign investors in the host state, albeit at the cost of human rights and the host states’ development interests. For more than “20 years, ‘human rights’ and ‘business’ were very rarely ...

WAVUJAJASHO DHIDI YA SOKO HURIA

WAVUJAJASHO DHIDI YA SOKO HURIA

(Swahili below) From the early 1970s, the capitalist system changed and started taking the free market face. Free market capitalism was introduced to rob power, authority, resources, and profits from the hands of workers and put them in the hands of capitalists. Every respite for the workers through free social services was removed and put in the hands of capitalists. But workers have not agreed with this system th ...

THE KENYA SOCIALIST

THE KENYA SOCIALIST

The Ukombozi Library "The Kenya Socialist” seeks to promote socialist ideas and socialist world outlook.  The magazine provides the missing socialist perspective on issues of continental interest and is committed to supporting people’s resistance to capitalism. The magazine aims to promote democratic socialist idea, offer solidarity to working class, peasants and other working people and communities in their ...

MAKING FARMER MANAGED SEED SYSTEMS WORK

MAKING FARMER MANAGED SEED SYSTEMS WORK

A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN TANZANIA AND INDIA Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung / TOAM / TABIO, 2019 Author: Shalini Bhutani  This publication aims to generate a better understanding over the seed landscapes in Tanzania and in India. It compares the concepts, policies, actors and existing strategies over seed systems in these two countries. Findings show that Farmer-managed seed systems cannot run on their own without ...

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